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‘Appetite for Destruction’: How Feeding Livestock Strains the Planet

October 22, 2017

We are eating more meat than at any other time in history, and the largest environmental impact actually comes from what the animals are being fed, says Duncan Williamson, food policy manager for the World Wildlife Fund UK

TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade

October 30, 2016
Professor Peter Drahos says the story of the trade agreement is not just a story of power, it’s also a story of clever psychology

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
Tim Wise: The numbers expose the official distortions around NAFTA’s failed promises

"The World According to Monsanto"

October 29, 2013
Timothy Wise: Anti-GMO activists in Mexico score a major, if tentative, victory.

Immigration Reform Requires Dismantling NAFTA and Respecting Migrants’ Rights

October 29, 2013

David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform. David Beacon, author and immigration rights activist, says that immigration policy reform must take economic and trade agreements into account, and uphold migrants' rights. “When the North American Free Trade Agreement allowed big U.S. grain companies, for instance, to dump cheap, cheap corn on the Mexican market,…

Wall Street’s Latest Scheme Will Cost You More at the Gas Pump

September 24, 2013

The EPA allows banks to speculate on ethanol credits which drives up prices 20-fold

DC Activists Stage Bee Die-In at Monsanto’s Lobbying Headquarters

May 25, 2013

Photos by Jenna Pope: 1,000 activists descend on the White House and Monsanto’s lobbying headquarters as part of a global campaign against the world’s leading bio-tech company