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Business

Tyson Foods Cartel Hurts Rural America

MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS– Everybody likes some form of chicken – wings, thighs, or breasts. Some folks like it fried, baked, grilled, or barbecued. Kids love nuggets, even though it’s not really chicken. Most Americans could care less how or where the chicken is produced, as long as the grocery store or fast food restaurant has […]

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Culture Government

The Divided States of America

Muncie, IN – Yesterday, we shared a story on Muncie Voice that was originally posted on Bill Moyers & Company discussing how the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is further dividing the differences between the red and blue states. The political divide and gridlock we see in Washington reflects what we are witnessing across America, and […]

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Business Culture

GMO Crops: Five New Reasons Monsanto’s ‘Science’ Doesn’t Add Up

By Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins To hear the pesticide and junk food marketers of the world tell it, anyone who questions the value, legitimacy or safety of GMO crops is naïve, anti-science and irrational to the point of hysteria. But how long can Monsanto ignore the mounting actual scientific evidence that their technology is […]

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Business

Monsanto and Big Food Pull Out the Big Guns

Winning our Hearts and Minds? Monsanto and Big Food Pull out the Big Guns Monsanto and Big Food are taking the battle for consumers’ hearts and minds to the next level. And it’s no coincidence that they’re pulling out the big guns just as the Washington State I-522 campaign to label genetically modified organisms (GMOs) […]

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Government

American Leadership is Dragging Us Backward

The more you read about culture changes in Europe, South America and even Asia, its striking how much further developed they are than us. They refuse to allow Monsanto control the entire food chain by turning over their seeds; Britain Business Minister tells corporations that they should invest in hiring and training more UK employees […]

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Government

Indiana’s Ag-Gag Bills Support Agribusiness Lobby

This is an update of the article written in March to include a video produced by Schuman Media Center which further explains Ag-Gag Bills hosted by our friend, Bill Moyers. It should be noted the republican super majority removed the bill shortly after this article, but it’s still floating around the legislature and will most […]

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Culture

Monsanto: The Biotech Bully

By Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association, July 18, 2013, reprint “ The harder they come the harder they fall, one and all.” Jimmy Cliff, reggae classic After enjoying a year of maximum profits, record stock prices, the defeat of a major GMO labeling campaign in California, pro-industry court decisions, and a formidable display of political […]

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Culture

Vandana Shiva – Fighting Corporate Globalization

When it comes to fighting social and economic injustices, one name always mentioned is Vandana Shiva from India. She’s taken on Coca-Cola when they tried to privatize part of the Ganges River in India along with Monsanto in their global monopoly of seeds. Dr. Shiva is a strong advocate against corporate overreach which has come […]