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Banacol: A company implicated paramilitarism and land grabbing in Curvarado and Jiguamiando
Interchurch Justice and Peace Commission
Article
2012
This study focuses on the International Banacol Marketing Corporation’s actions in the Afro-Colombian and Mestizo communities’ collective territories of Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó in the Lower Atrato r...
Can We Live and Eat Too?: Against The Current vol. 131
Jelly-Schapiro, Eli
Article
2007
In 1579, the fleet of British explorer Sir Francis Drake met the coast of what we now call California. Drake, who would dub his discovery “New Albion” (Albion being the Latin name for Britain), though...
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Co-workers in a World Struggle
Howlett, Rev. Floyd
Article
1975
Problems facing agriculture in Manitoba, similar to problems facing Japanese farmers.
Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat
Lymbery, Philip; Oakeshott, Isabel
Book
2014
An investigation and implication of the global industrial farming industry.
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Food, Shelter and the American Dream
Aronowitz, Stanley
Book
1974
Discusses the state of the American economy, the consequences for politics and culture that might arise from the new situation, and possible solutions.
Free Trade and the New Right Agenda
Warnock, John
Book
1988
A useful snapshot of the 'free trade' debate at the time of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada.
The Future of Food
Garcia, Deborah Koons (director)
Film/Video
2004
Explores the radical changes in our diet and our food in the last half century.
GM crops: Hunger as the key to world domination
Pelaez Vicky
Article
2013
Weapons and energy resources are apparently insufficient for total control over the world's nations, power-hungry globalists like David Rockefeller have come up with the idea of using people's daily n...
The Land Grabbers: The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
How Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheikhs, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.
Land and seed laws under attack as Africa is groomed for corporate recolonization
Article
2015
Across Africa, laws are being rewritten to open farming up to an agribusiness invasion - displacing millions of small cultivators and replacing them with a new model of profit-oriented agriculture usi...
Meat: A Benign Extravagance
Fairlie, Simon
Book
2010
An exploration of the difficult environmental and ethical issues that surround the human consumption of animal flesh.
Monsanto and Ukraine: GM Food, Ukraine and the Return of Hill + Knowlton
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2014
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), under terms of their $17 billion loan to Ukraine, will force that country to permit genetically-modified (GM) crops and genetically-modified o...
Restructuring and Resistance: Diverse voices of struggle in Western Europe
Abramsky, Koyla
Book
2000
The book consists of 77 individual chapters, almost all of them written by activists based on their experiences of struggle against the different aspects of capitalist globalisation. Those that aren't...
Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMOs
Null, Gary; Polonetsky, Richard
Film
2012
An exposition of the massive public health dangers associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Stolen Seeds: The privatisation of Canada's agricultural biodiversity
Kuyek, Devlin
Book
Through patents and other intellectual property regimes, corporate tactics, and government manoeuvering, public goods are being destroyed to make way for private profit. Seed saving and plant breeding...
Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World's Food System
Patel, Raj
Book
2007
This investigation into the global food market postulates that the current state of population health, where one billion people are overweight and one billion people are starving exemplifies the diseq...
Trading Up: How Cargill, the World's Largest Grain Company, Is Changing Canadian Agriculture
Kneen, Brewster
Book
Trading Up illuminates the struggle in Canadian agriculture: social control and the principle of equity vs. corporate control and the principle of profit.
Twenty-First-Century Land Grabs: Accumulation by Agricultural Dispossession
Magdoff, Fred
Article
2013
Land grabs -- whether initiated by multinational corporations and private investment firms emanating from the capitalist core, sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East, or state entities such as Chin...
The World According to Monsanto
Robin, Marie- Monique
Film
2008
An investigation into the United States multinational corporation, Monsanto, uncovers controversial findings.

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Ram's Horn
A watchdog report on food issues and the agribusiness industry.

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European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...

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Global effects of GM crops questioned
Vidal, John
2011
Twenty Indian, south-east Asian, African and Latin American food and conservation groups have published a damning study, saying that GM (genetically modified) crops have failed to increase yield, whil...