Archives for April 10, 2015

Seed Laws that Criminalise Farmers: Resistance and Fightback

Peasant seeds – the pillar of food production – are under attack everywhere. Under corporate pressure, laws in many countries increasingly limit what farmers can do with their seeds. Seed saving, which has been the basis of farming for thousands of years, is quickly being criminalised. What can we do? A new booklet and poster […]

US Agribusiness, GMOs and The Plundering Of The Planet

Small family/peasant farms produce most of the world’s food. They form the bedrock of global food production. Yet they are being squeezed onto less than a quarter of the planet’s farmland. The world is fast losing farms and farmers through the concentration of land into the hands of rich and powerful land speculators and agribusiness corporations. […]

New Coalition Site Fight215.org Launches to Amplify Opposition to the NSA’s Mass Surveillance

A coalition of 34 organizations from across the political spectrum is launching Fight215.orgtoday to help concerned individuals contact lawmakers and demand an end to NSA’s unconstitutional mass surveillance under the Patriot Act. The launch coincides with the countdown to the expiration of Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which the NSA claims justifies bulk collection […]