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Forum Post: The GM genocide: Thousands of Indian farmers are committing suicide after using genetically modified crops

Posted 5 years ago on June 12, 2013, 11:03 a.m. EST by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC
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When Prince Charles claimed thousands of Indian farmers were killing themselves after using GM crops, he was branded a scaremonger. In fact, as this chilling dispatch reveals, it's even WORSE than he feared. The children were inconsolable. Mute with shock and fighting back tears, they huddled beside their mother as friends and neighbours prepared their father's body for cremation on a blazing bonfire built on the cracked, barren fields near their home. As flames consumed the corpse, Ganjanan, 12, and Kalpana, 14, faced a grim future. While Shankara Mandaukar had hoped his son and daughter would have a better life under India's economic boom, they now face working as slave labour for a few pence a day. Landless and homeless, they will be the lowest of the low.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1082559/The-GM-genocide-Thousands-Indian-farmers-committing-suicide-using-genetically-modified-crops.html#ixzz2W0zsCO4s



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[-] 4 points by Nevada1 (5843) 5 years ago

Thank you BradB for good post and link. Everyone should see this. Monsanto, has cursed the world.

[-] 2 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 5 years ago
[-] 1 points by Nevada1 (5843) 5 years ago

Good link. Learned about some nearby sources.

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (19985) 5 years ago

"GMOs, Seed Wars and Knowledge Wars", by Dr. Vandana Shiva :

''Resisting the Corporate Theft of Seeds'', Dr. Vandana Shiva :

''Vandana Shiva talking with Bill Moyers on the Problem with Genetically Modified Seeds'' :

''The Growing Global Challenge to Monsanto's Monopolistic Greed'', by Kevin Zeese, JD and Margaret Flowers, MD :

''How Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply'', by Jill Richardson :

e tenebris ...

[-] 2 points by Nevada1 (5843) 5 years ago

Hi shadz, As always, thank you for your effort. Will read all.

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (19985) 5 years ago

Solidarity Nev1 & as you are such an asiduous reader, here's one to truly warm the human heart mate :

''The fact is, United States and world histories show that an organized and mobilized populace is what has always caused transformational change. This history is not taught in our education system or emphasized in the heroes we idolize in our culture, but it is so significant that it cannot be hidden from view. The country could not operate if the people refused to participate in its corrupt systems. The ultimate power is with us, if we let go of fear and embrace it.''

per ardua ad astra ...

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 5 years ago
[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 5 years ago

As long as we let crapitalism own our democracy,
the 1% will continue to eat us.

you choose what's next:
HJR29 http://corporationsarenotpeople.webuda.com
soylent green

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 5 years ago

BD... the link: http://www.nycga.net/groups/restore-democracy

is broken... it appears nycga still hasn't updated the older posts

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 5 years ago
[-] 1 points by Renneye (3874) 5 years ago

Oh, to spend an hour in your mind.

You nailed it. The manifestations of Monsanto.

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 5 years ago

and the drop is starting ; )