Percy Schmeiser is a true Canadian Hero of our times. Learn about the outrageous ”David and Goliath” fight he endured, because he would not back down to Monsanto, a herbicide/ pesticide and BioTech (GMO) corporate giant. Stories, documentaries and reports about what this Saskatchewan farmer and his wife Louise endured reveal that Percy was actually fighting for Democracy.This issue is perhaps the most urgent debate of today, the serious implications of which are literally as large as life…
The story of a Saskatchewan farmer who stood up to GMO giant, Monsanto.
Tim DeChristopher is a University of Utah student in his 20s. He is a bright young man, a passionate environmentalist, and a gifted speaker. Tim became aware of a situation in which the government was allowing the corporate abuse of power and exploitation of public land, and he decided to take action. Due to his incredible story, he has received media attention worldwide. Many view his as an unbelievable account of political persecution in America. Tim is in prison.
Tim DeChristopher was arrested and jailed, and is now serving a 10 year prison sentence. Please click the above photos, visit his official site, and read the articles posted. Tell others about this important story.
Jane Goodall, now in her 70s, is a former Chimpanzee biologist, turned social and environmental activist. Among other accomplishments, she founded Roots and Shoots, which is a program to educate children all over the world to care about social justice and the environment. No article about Jane Goodall can begin to demonstrate who she is and what she does, as listening to her speak can do.
Vandana Shiva of India is truly an amazing woman, a modern day heroiine. She is a quantum physicist, and an International food sovereignty and deep democracy activist VANDANA SHIVA shares her views on the current planetary situation in an event presented by the International Forum on Globalization (IFG)
Andrew Kimbrell is a lawyer, environmentalist, and guardian of Truth and Democracy. Mr. Kimbrell became Executive Director of the International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) in 1994 and also Executive Director of the Center for Food Safety in 1997. He is one of the country’s leading environmental attorneys, and an author of several articles and books on environment. Prior to becoming Executive Director at ICTA, Mr. Kimbrell was senior attorney and policy director of the Greenhouse Crisis Foundation, where he organized the first Global Summit on Global Warming (1989) and the initial International Local Leaders’ Summit on Global Environmental Issues (1990). He filed the first litigation requiring government agencies to prepare environmental impact statements on how their agencies’ actions affected ozone layer depletion and global warming.
Andrew Kimbrell speaks on the dysfunctional model of corporate globalization (below):
Sofia Gatica of Argentina is the 2012 winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for South America. Argentina is the world’s third largest exporter of soybeans. Every year, the industry spreads over 50 million gallons of agro-toxins—namely glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s widely-used herbicide Roundup, and endosulfan—through aerial spraying over farmland. Thirteen years ago, Sofía Gatica gave birth to a daughter. Three days later, the baby’s kidneys failed. The working-class mother of three was determined to find out what killed her child…