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Dr. Vandana Shiva visits Sri Lanka

INDEX Article: Current development model all about greed and making money, says India’s top philosopher – The Sunday Times LK, 6 July 2014 VIDEO – Dr. Vandana Shiva: Right to Seeds & Water, a talk given on 30/6/14 in Colombo Sri Lanka VIDEO – Metta Convention 2014, 27-29 June – Colombo, Sri Lanka Facebook Photo …

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UN to outlaw corporations’ human rights abuses

by Lucia Ortz – The Ecologist, 1 July 2014 Source: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2459002/un_to_outlaw_corporations_human_rights_abuses.html The United Nations has voted to legislate against human rights abuses carried out by transnational corporations, reports Lucia Ortiz. But the resolution, proposed by Ecuador and South Africa, was opposed by the US and the member states of the EU. The UN Human Rights …

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Indonesia: Karawang Farmers Defend Land From Corporate Eviction

Revolution news, 27 June 2014 Source: http://revolution-news.com/karawang-farmers-defend-land-corporate-eviction/ About 1200 peasant farmers of the village of Karawang, Indonesia prepared to defend 350 hectares of farm lands that they have tended and survived off of for generations.  The land in dispute has been designated by local Indonesian government for the expansion of a factory owned by Agung Podomoro and the …

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Sign on to Protect El Salvador Food Sovereignty/Local Food Purchases

Updates CALL TO ACTION CISPES, Food & Water Watch, and the Community Alliance for Global Justice ask your support for an organizational sign-on letter (here below: organisations – individuals) to Secretary of State John Kerry opposing US pressure on El Salvador local seed program. The letter denounces the US State Department’s withholding of $277 million …

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