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Protesters Shut Down Monsanto Office in Davis California!

A coalition of activist organizations demonstrating at the Monsanto office in Davis CA. successfully caused a shutdown of the multinational chemical and biotech company offices there on on Saturday, March 17.

The shutdown took place on the first day of a planned weekend of activities in Davis, intended to spotlight and oppose the activities of Monsanto in this country and abroad. Upon announcement of the shutdown, Monsanto instructed employees to stay away from work.

Monsanto is known for developing controversial chemical products for farming, landscaping and pest-control such as DDT, PCBs, Agent Orange, rBGH (Bovine Growth Hormone), and Roundup. Over the last 20 years the corporation has shifted its research focus to bio-engineered seeds and GMOs (genetically-modified organisms). Significantly, the University of California, Davis is a top-ranked research university recognized as a leader in agriculture and sciences.

Monsanto has been the target of legal action, moratoriums and/or outright bans in Brazil, Peru, Haiti, India, and several European countries including Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, and others. So far the company has been able to operate with little resistance in the U.S., due to its multi-million dollar lobbying efforts and close ties within the White House and Food and Drug Administration.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/myles-boisen/protests-shut-dow...

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The Senate Has Passed an Act To Protect Monsanto

it was buried in an appropriations bill. It pretty much makes them above the law completely now. Please post a thread on this. I tried but it never was noticed. I think it's important myself.

http://www.infowars.com/senate-passes-monsanto-protection-ac...

skippy

Current Action HERE!! The Article Above Is a Year Old...

April 8th 2013 Take Action!

http://occupy-monsanto.com/

This is a Call to Action for a
Non-Hierarchical Occupation of Monsanto Everywhere

Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and unlabeled GMOs. Monsanto controls much of the world's food supply at the expense of food democracy worldwide. This site is dedicated to empowering citizens of the world to take action against Monsanto & it's enablers like the FDA, USDA, EPA, GMA, BIO, and the processed food companies that use Monsanto's products without honest food labels.

We are going to have an Eat-In at the FDA's Center for Food Safety And Applied Nutrition on Monday, April 8, 2013. Come join us for a picnic protest as we demand the FDA require GMO labeling in America!

Monsanto is pure evil.

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Monsanto is pure evil.

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bad news...

I just read an article that the Senate just passed what is called the Monsanto protection act. It apparently "grants Monsanto the immunity from federal courts pending the review of any GM crop that is thought to be dangerous. Under the section, courts would be helpless to stop Monsanto from continuing to plant GM crops that are thought even by the US government to be a danger to health or the environment."

What i want to know is does the house vote on this bill too or just the Senate?

Time to take a page from

Time to take a page from India and burning fields if the government will not do it job.

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I could not

Agree more. The days of calling our "Reps" are over.

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain

Sorry, sorry, good for nothing ba##ards..

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Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow

the us goverment has majority stock ownerhsip in monsanto

The us government owns 51 percent of the stock of Monsanto which means they tell it what to do. The us government owns the majority stock holder who owns 51 percent of the stock of Monsanto which means the us government owns Monsanto. polish refugee warns of communism taking over america: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3guk8...! This polish refugee said that in communist Poland during the soviet union you had big corporations and that all big corporations are state run companies. Big corporations is not part of capitalism but part of communism according to this polish refugee who fled from Communist Poland during the soviet union to the Us. The Great Pension Fund Hoax is presented as documentary evidence of corruption and greed within our government and as a reference work. Understanding this information about the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) system of accounting in government will answer the question that has eluded you for so long, just as it did me.Why do corporations get away with murder? Why does government allow this to happen by passing laws and regulations. Why are We, the People suffering at the hands of this oligarchical government, while our taxpayer dollars are being used against us? And why does there seem to be no difference between the private sector and the public one?Answer: Because government owns it all!!!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhkWueEjewM&playnext=1&list=P...

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where IS Monsanto?

I guess living in a rural area doesn't make it easy to protest in front of a company--

I could google it; maybe I'd be willing to carry a sign in front of a Monsanto in another state--

however, living in a rural area means that many (not all, of course) of the local farmers . . . are using Monsanto--

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Good for them! Now Do It Again.

This needs to happen everywhere but the article is a year old fyi.