- ETC Group: WE WERE WARNED...IN 2008...HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
Three decades ago, humanity had a problem; science had a fascination; and industry had an opportunity. Our problem was injustice. The ranks of the hungry were expanding while the ranks of farmers were thinning. Meanwhile, science was fascinated by biotechnology – the idea that we could genetically engineer crops and livestock (and people) with traits that could overcome all our problems. Agribusiness saw an opportunity to extract the enormous surplus value that was laced throughout the food chain. The hugely decentralized food system held pockets of profit just crying out to be centralized. All the biotechnology industry had to do is chase away the competition and coerce governments into surrendering control. .... http://www.etcgroup.org/content/who-owns-nature-0
STOP ‘MONSANTOSIZING’ FOOD, SEEDS AND ANIMALS!