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US Banks Post Record Profits By Nick Barrickman, May 30 2013

Profits for the US banking industry rose in the first quarter of 2013 to a record $40.3 billion, according to a report released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on Wednesday.

Profits surged by 15.8 percent compared to the same …

The Fight against Consumerism and Planned Obsolescence. The Everlasting Light Bulb By Global Research News, May 30 2013

by Miriam Valero

The founder of the SOP movement has hit out against planned obsolescence by making an everlasting light bulb and establishing a movement with the aim of putting an end to the abusive practises of multinational companies.

Benito …

Canada and Gunboat Diplomacy By Yves Engler, May 30 2013

People seldom think of Canadian foreign policy when the term “gunboat diplomacy” is used, but they should. It is not just the USA, Great Britain, France or other better-known imperial powers that use military force as a “diplomatic” tool.

For …

Israel is Fighting a Regional War in Syria By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, May 30 2013
The entry of Israeli troops and the Mossad security service into Syria with repeated Israeli air strikes via illegal use of Lebanese airspace on the Syrian military research facility in the town of Jamraya clarifies Israel’s role in destabilizing Syria.
Austerity, Mass Unemployment and Emigration in the European Union. Ireland and the Basque Country By Prof. James Petras, May 30 2013

Introduction 

Many billions of Euros are being extracted from Europe’s vassal-debtor nations – Spain , Greece , Portugal and Ireland –and transferred to the creditor banks, financial speculators and swindlers located in the City of London , Wall Street ,

Turkish Police find Chemical Weapons in the Possession of Al Nusra Terrorists heading for Syria By Gearóid Ó Colmáin, May 30 2013

According to a report in Turkey’s state media agency Zaman, agents from the Turkish General Directorate of Security (Emniyet Genel Müdürlüğü) ceased 2 kg of sarin gas in the city of Adana in the early hours of yesterday morning. The

Russia’s S-300 Surface to Air Missile, Already Deployed and Functional in Syria? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 30 2013
The deployment of the S-300 to Syria has been on the drawing board of Russia's Defense Ministry since 2006. Moscow announced in 2006 that it would deploy the S-300 to protect both its Naval base in Tartus in Southern Syria as well Syria's airspace.
Bush Administration Convicted of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity By Francis A. Boyle, May 30 2013

Former U.S. President George W. Bush recently dedicated his Presidential Library in Dallas. The ceremony included speeches by President Obama, ex-President Bush, and every other living ex-president. But none of the speeches so much as mentioned to Iraq war —

Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo: Weapons for Al Qaeda in Syria By Stephen Lendman, May 29 2013

On May 27, the so-called one-year EU arms embargo on Syria’s opposition ended. Officially it does so on June 1. EU nations agreed to end what never existed.

Since Washington’s war on Syria began in early 2011, arms flowed freely. …

Britain’s Security Service: More Questions about MI5’s Relations with the Woolwich Killers By Julie Hyland, May 29 2013

Questions continue to pile up over the security services’ familiarity and contact with the two killers of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, southeast London.

Rigby was hacked to death on a public high road, near Woolwich army barracks. His killers, …

Syria Escalation poses Growing Risk of Regional War By Bill Van Auken, May 29 2013

In the wake of the European Union’s vote late Monday to lift a ban on directly arming Western-backed “rebels,” there is a mounting danger of wider war. Growing military tensions in the region are likewise threatening to turn a Syrian …

The Role of Turkey in the US-NATO-Israeli War on Syria By Cem Ertür, May 29 2013
The repercussions of the May 2013 Reyhanli false-flag bombing attacks near Turkey’s border with Syria is the latest evidence of a deep crisis of legitimacy for the United States, Britain, Israel and Turkey; the four countries whose alliance has been dominating the political scene in the Middle East and beyond since 1990.
The Obama “Dog Whistle” By Margaret Kimberley, May 29 2013

“It’s obvious by now that Barack Obama is treating black Americans like one treats a demented uncle, brought out from his room to be ridiculed and scolded before company from time to time…” – Ishmael Reed in 2008

Every successful …

Government Impunity in Forced Disappearance of Dominican Journalist and Professor Narciso González By The National Security Archive, May 29 2013

Image: Celebrated Journalist and University Professor, Narciso (Narcisazo) González.

Government Impunity in Narciso González Case Continues after 19 Years

Inter-American Court Ruling Confirmed by Declassified Documents

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 429

Edited by Emily Willard 

The Dominican …

Israel Channels Weapons and Military Aid to Al Qaeda in Syria By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 29 2013

‘If they (the Western Leaders) were concerned and sincerely committed to the peace process, they would immediately cease supporting a terrorist organization which is linked to al-Qaeda and which is involved in atrocities and killings in Syria.”

Press TV has
“Battle of the Bees”: EU High Court rules on GMO Contamination; Opens Door to Biotech Liability By Rady Ananda, May 29 2013

In Sept. 2011, the European Union’s top court paved the way for farmers and beekeepers to recoup losses when their crops or honey become genetically contaminated from neighboring GM fields.

The European Court of Justice ruled that all food products

Osama bin Laden Responsible for the 9/11 Attacks? Where is the Evidence? By David Ray Griffin, May 29 2013

The idea that Osama bin Laden was responsible for the 9/11 attacks has been an article of faith for public officials and the mainstream media. Calling it an “article of faith” points to two features of this idea. On the …

“The Wipeout”: The Attempt to Destroy the Individual By Jon Rappoport, May 28 2013

“What is finished is the idea that this great country is dedicated to the freedom and flourishing of every individual in it. It’s the individual that’s finished. It’s the single, solitary human being that’s finished. It’s every single one of

The Mavi Marmara: Comoros Government Initiates Legal Procedure against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC) By Global Research News, May 28 2013

Certain errors are difficult to fix, as the adjacent picture shows.

On May 28, 2013, a Merkava 3 tank found itself upside down in Tzeelim, a training base near Gaza. Loaded, the vehicle surpasses the 90 metric tones of

Canada: Harper’s Foreign Policy – Helping the Rich Get Richer Around the World By Yves Engler, May 28 2013

If the Harper government were honest about its policies, it would proclaim for all to hear: “Our goal is to make the rich richer.”

Many Canadians would agree that has been the effect of Conservative domestic policies, but may be …

Obama’s Presidency: A Disaster for African Americans. Can Black Politics Be Revived? By Glen Ford, May 28 2013

Obama’s presidency has been disastrous for African Americans, who have been economically crushed and disconnected from their historical roots in social struggle. Political fantasists now urge us to put our faith in demographics, claiming that change will inevitably flow from

The Bilderberg, Google and the G8: New Global Tax Regime Already in the Works By Patrick Henningsen, May 28 2013

This year’s annual Bilderberg conference is rapidly approaching – where the world’s political and business elite meet in private to discuss their agenda which will determine future policies that govern global affairs.

Some aspects of this year’s Bilderberg agenda are …

How Obama and Al-Qaeda Became Syrian Bedfellows By Shamus Cooke, May 28 2013

For a president that is executing Bush’s “war on terror” against Al-Qaeda and “it’s affiliates,” it seems odd that President Obama has targeted the secular Syrian government for “regime change.”

Equally odd is that Obama’s strongest military ally on the

The Privatization of Public Wealth: The Heroic Story of Working-class Detroit By Linda Averill, May 28 2013
A city worker on strike at Detroit’s Wastewater Treatment plan, Sept. 30, 2012. Photo: Diane Bukowski

A city worker on strike at Detroit’s Wastewater Treatment plan, Sept. 30, 2012. Photo: Diane Bukowski

Note: This is the first in a series of articles on Black America.

Almost 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement won the 1965

The War on Terror and the Fate of US Democracy By Joseph Kishore, May 28 2013

The speech delivered by President Barack Obama at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. last week has revealed not only a crisis within the Obama administration and increasingly bitter conflicts within the highest echelons of the state, but also, …

The “Measures of Academic Progress” (MAP) Test in American High Schools By Dylan Murphy, May 28 2013

On Monday, May 13, Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda announced that “High schools may opt out of MAP [Measures of Academic Progress Test] in 2013-14.”

This announcement was greeted with spontaneous celebrations by teachers and students at Garfield High School

European Powers Lift Embargo, Move to Arm Syrian Opposition. Direct Military Support to Al Nusra Terrorists By Johannes Stern, May 28 2013

On Monday the foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) met in Brussels and agreed not to renew the arms embargo against Syria. This will allow each European country to directly arm the Syrian opposition fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad,

Greece: the Challenges for the Left and the Need for a Radical Strategy By Panagiotis Sotiris, May 28 2013

For the past three years Greece has been at the same time an experiment in neoliberal social engineering and a laboratory of movements and collective struggles. For the first time in many decades we have the case of a country …

More War, “Kill Courts” at Home. The Real Meaning of Obama’s National Security Speeches By Rep. Ron Paul, May 28 2013

 This past Thursday and Friday, President Obama delivered two speeches designed to outline his new thinking on national security and counter-terrorism. While much was made in the media of the president’s statements at the National Defense University and the US

Freedom of the Cuban Five By Global Research News, May 28 2013
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Participants of 22 Countries and Cubans Living in Miami to Call for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 in Washington DC

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Diet Drinks: America’s Passion for Poison By Charles Foerster, May 28 2013
The voices of medical doctors and research scientists who are aware of the health impacts of artificial sweeteners...
Poor Utilization of the Land Behind Food Shortages in Venezuela By Global Research News, May 27 2013

by Chris Carlson

As Venezuela continues to suffer shortages in many key food items and a dependence on food imports, some officials are pointing poor land utilization as a key cause of the problem.

Last week, Venezuela approved the import

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: The 20th Anniversary of an Illegal Court By Alexander Mezyaev, May 27 2013

Twenty years ago, on 25 May 1993, the UN Security Council created the so-called International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). (1) The UN Charter does not give either the Security Council or any other UN body the right

The Extrajudicial Assassinations of American Citizens: Its Official and its “Legal” By RT, May 27 2013

United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since 2009.

It has been widely reported but rarely acknowledged in Washington that three US citizens — …

From Iraq a Tragic Reminder to Prosecute the War Criminals By John Pilger, May 27 2013

The dust in Iraq rolls down the long roads that are the desert’s fingers. It gets in your eyes and nose and throat; it swirls in markets and school playgrounds, consuming children kicking a ball; and it carries, according to

Report on Syria – Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire: “The Syrian State is Under a Proxy War Led by Foreign Countries” By Mairead Maguire, May 27 2013

Report and Appeal to the International community to support a process of dialogue and reconciliation in Syria between its people and Syrian government and reject outside intervention and war.

After a 10 days  visit to Lebanon and Syria, leading a …

Japanese Share Sell-off a Sign of Growing Financial Instability By Nick Beams, May 27 2013

The sharp drop in Japan’s Nikkei stock market index last Thursday and subsequent global share sell-off have highlighted mounting instability in world financial markets.

The Nikkei went down by 7 percent and then showed considerable volatility on Friday, before ending …

Latin America’s Social Movements and the ALBA Alliance By Federico Fuentes, May 27 2013

An important summit of global significance, held in Brazil May 16-20, has largely passed below the radar of most media outlets, including many left and progressive sources.This summit was not the usual type, involving heads of states and business leaders.

Obama Speaks: Drone Warfare and Counterterrorism By Chris Cole, May 27 2013

On Thursday (23 Oct) President Obama gave a much-trailed speech on counterterrorism, large parts of which focused on the US use of drones.

At the same time a ‘fact sheet’ on US policy on the use of force outside declared

Sweden Rebellions Reveal Deepening Racial and Class Divisions By Abayomi Azikiwe, May 27 2013

Many people in Sweden and across Europe and the world were shocked at the week of unrest which began on May 19 in the suburb of Husby just outside of Stockholm. Known for its social services programs, clean commercial districts

The Need to Work for Peace On the Korean Peninsula By Socialist Project, May 27 2013

by Marty Hart-Landsberg

This long post examines the causes of and offers a response to the dangerous escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula.

While the details of U.S.-North Korean relations are complex, the story is relatively simple.

In brief,

Millions Rally around the World in March Against Monsanto By Mike Adams, May 27 2013

Millions around the world rallied against Monsanto today, marching in person in nearly 300 cities and spreading the message of food freedom across websites, Facebook and Twitter.

In Austin, Texas, at least a thousand people took part in an upbeat,

President’s Obama’s Promise: Global War on Terror to Continue, with Fresh Makeup. Assassinating People Prevents Them From Attacking Us By William Boardman, May 27 2013

The United States uses Predator and Reaper drones to kill people at a distance, sometimes at random, sometimes Americans or children, and after a decade of this practice, in the face of scattered popular protest, President Obama gave a speech

Malaysia Supported UN General Assembly Resolution on Syria By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, May 26 2013

It is disappointing that Malaysia chose to support the UN General Assembly resolution on Syria on 15 May 2013. Even if we did not want to vote against it — which is what 12 governments did, including Russia, China, …

The Network of Global Corporate Control: A Giant Bow-tie Structure, A Tightly-knit Core of Financial Institutions By Global Research News, May 26 2013

by Stefania Vitali, James B. Glattfelder,  Stefano Battiston

The structure of the control network of transnational corporations affects global market competition and financial stability. So far, only small national samples were studied and there was no appropriate methodology to assess

World Bank Insider Blows Whistle on Corruption, Federal Reserve By Alex Newman, May 26 2013

A former insider at the World Bank, ex-Senior Counsel Karen Hudes, says the global financial system is dominated by a small group of corrupt, power-hungry figures centered around the privately owned U.S. Federal Reserve.

The network has seized control of

America’s “Permanent War”: The “Authorization to Use Military Force” Forever? By William Boardman, May 26 2013

The Militant American Empire Doesn’t Need Any More AUMF 

On September 14, 2001, the Congress authorized the President to wage unfettered, permanent war against pretty much anyone the President, in his sole discretion, deemed related to the 9/11 attacks and

From Agent Orange to Pesticides and Genetically Engineered Crops. Why Not to Trust Monsanto By Josh Sager, May 26 2013

The Monsanto Corporation is among the largest pesticide and biotechnical corporations in the world today.

Their products are used in most sectors of agriculture, public land upkeep, landscaping/gardening and can be found in most markets across the United States. Monsanto

Who Calls the Shots in Washington? Government Of, By, and “For The Banks” By Andre Damon, May 26 2013

Five years since the 2008 financial meltdown, the speculation and fraud that caused the crash are back in full force in the United States. Flush with the $85 billion in cash printed up and handed to the banks every month …

US and Allies Step Up War Preparations against Syria, Lebanon, Iran By Chris Marsden, May 26 2013

The United States and its allies continue to escalate their military aggression against Syria, behind the smokescreen of a proposed international peace conference scheduled for June in Geneva.

In official public discourse, the conference is seeking a political solution to …

Syrian Army Continues Crackdown on Terrorists in al-Qseir and Other Areas By Global Research News, May 26 2013

The following report by the Syrian News agency SANA provides details on the crackdown on US supported terrorists in the border town of Al Qseir.

The armed forces on Saturday continued operations against the armed terrorist groups in al-Qseir

Massacre in Central Burma: Muslim Students Terrorized and Killed in Meiktila By Physicians for Human Rights, May 26 2013

by Holly G. Atkinson, MD, FACP and Richard Sollom, MA, MPH

This report details the results of a PHR investigation into the March 20 and 21, 2013, attacks on Muslim students, teachers, and residents in the Mingalar Zayyone quarter of

Monsanto’s GMO Killer Seeds: Profits Above Human Health By Stephen Lendman, May 26 2013
On May 25, more than two million people marched against Monsanto Worldwide. They did so in dozens of countries worldwide. They had good reason.They want consumer protections enacted. They want safe food to eat. They want governments assuring it.
Britain’s Elite School Justifies Shooting Protesters Dead By Press TV, May 26 2013

Britain’s elite school Eton, where Prime Minister David Cameron went to school, has asked 13-year old boys to pretend to be Prime Minister and justify the army shooting dead 25 protesters in a speech to win a scholarship, British media

Genetic Engineering: Two Million People In 52 Countries March Against Monsanto By Washington's Blog, May 26 2013

 Monsanto’s Arguments Debunked

2 million people in 52 countries protested against Monsanto today. (Pictures here.)

In response to the protest, Monsanto’s spokesperson said:

Among the challenges facing agriculture are producing food for our growing population and reducing

Quantitative Easing: Three Reasons Why Stocks Have Skyrocketed Over the Past Couple of Years By Washington's Blog, May 26 2013

 The Big Buyers … Unmasked

Stocks have soared since 2009 because the Fed’s quantitative easing has – intentionallypumped them up.

They’ve also skyrocketed because central banks are directly buying stocks.

NBC News reports on a third …

Guns Versus Trade: U.S. and China Rivalry over Africa’s Riches By Asad Ismi, May 26 2013

 In my report on France’s invasion of Mali published in the March issue of The Monitor, I wrote that, “According to U.K. journalist John Pilger, ‘A full-scale invasion of Africa is under way. The United States is deploying

Monsanto Expands in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico is the Testing Ground By Timothy Alexander Guzman, May 26 2013

Monsanto is the global multinational corporation that has been expanding its operation in the Caribbean nation of Puerto Rico.  It has been using Puerto Rico as an experiment for its Genetically Modified Seeds (GMOs). 

According to a 2011 report called …

Rogue President Obama: Defending the Indefensible By Stephen Lendman, May 25 2013

Forked tongue rhetoric can’t disguise it. Throughout Obama’s tenure, he has governed lawlessly. He’s done so at home and abroad. He spurns rule of law principles and other democratic values.

Nothing suggests change. Business as usual continues. War on humanity

FBI Agents Killed in Virginia Were Investigating the Boston Bombing By Global Research News, May 25 2013

 By JG Vibes

Two FBI agents died in a “fall” from a helicopter in Virginia this week. 

Days later it has emerged that these agents were involved in the arrest of  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Why Disinformation Works. In America “Truth has no Relevance. Only Agendas are Important” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, May 25 2013
Have you ever wondered how the government’s misinformation gains traction? What I have noticed is that whenever a stunning episode occurs, almost everyone whether on the right or left goes along with the government’s explanation,
Seeds of Destruction: The Record of Monsanto and Genetic Manipulation By Michael Welch, Dr. Vandana Shiva, and F. William Engdahl, May 25 2013

Control the oil, and you control nations. Control the food, and you control the people.”* -Henry Kissenger

Genetic Engineering is the direct manipulation of the coding sequence, or genome, within the cell of an organism. It proceeds by

Monsanto Protection Act Signed By Obama, GMO Bill “Written By Monsanto” Signed Into Law By Global Research News, May 25 2013

The Monsanto Protection Act, essentially both written by and benefiting Monsanto Corporation, has been signed into law by United States President Barack Obama. The infamous Monsanto Corporation will benefit greatly and directly from the bill, as it essentially gives companies …

America’s GM Grain Surpluses: Sowing the Seeds of Famine in Ethiopia By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 25 2013

This article, which describes how genetically modified seeds granted as “food aid” was instrumental in triggering famine. It was first published in The Ecologist in September 2000. It was one the first articles published on Global Research in September 2001. 

May 25th: Global March Against Monsanto By Washington's Blog, May 25 2013

On Saturday, May 25th, folks around the world will be marching against Monsanto.

Here’s why people are marching. And here.

(Remember, Monsanto’s genetically engineered foods have allegedly been linked to obesity, cancer, liver failure, infertility and …

The World of Our Children By Jack A. Smith, May 25 2013

The front cover of the May edition of National Geographic has an intriguing headline. Just over a large photo of a baby of several months are the words: “THIS BABY WILL LIVE TO BE 120.” Wow. In smaller type an

The World Against Monsanto: Holding the Corrupt Accountable By James Corbett and Tami Canal, May 25 2013
Monsanto is a company feared and reviled by the public in equal measure. Now, a new movement is seeking to galvanize grassroots resistance to the corporation, and derail its agenda.
Guantanamo, Drone Strikes and the “Non-War Terror War”: Obama Speaks By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, May 24 2013

As one of the 1,200-plus signatories to the full-page ad that appeared in The New York Times, calling for the closure of Guantanamo, I was disappointed in President Barack Obama’s speech Thursday on counterterrorism, drones and Guantanamo.

Torture and Indefinite

Building Mass Resistance against New World Order Economic Austerity By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, May 24 2013

“We are in the midst of the pre-history of historic transformational change that will end the rule of money.”

This was a week that exemplified the historic moment in which we live.  We will look back at these times and …

Students, Youth Movements, Women’s Organizations, Labor Unions, Farmers: Declaration of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) By Global Research News, May 24 2013
From the 16th to the 20th of May, in the National School Florestan Fernandes, municipality of Guararema, State of São Paulo, Brazil, with the participation of more than two hundred delegates from women’s, campesino, urban, indigenous, student and youth movements,
Puerto Rico’s Colonial Status and the U.S. Invasion By Timothy Alexander Guzman, May 24 2013

Puerto Rico was a Colony of the Spanish Empire for more than 400 years.  After the Spanish-American War of 1898 instigated by the ‘Remember the Maine’ incident, the United States declared Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the Philippines and Guam as its …

Why We Oppose U.S. and Israeli intervention in Syria By ANSWER, May 24 2013

Having overthrown the Governments in Iraq in 2003 and Libya in 2011, the U.S. government has sought to topple the Syrian government during the past two years. The CIA has been the coordinating agency for massive weapons shipments from Saudi …

Israel-Mexico: Military Cooperation to Crush Zapatistas Liberation Movement By Jimmy Johnson and Linda Quiquivix, May 24 2013

Mexico has gone public about military coordination with Israel in Chiapas, home to the Zapatistas liberation movement.  (Image: Omar Torres / AFP/Newscom)

Earlier this month, Jorge Luis Llaven Abarca, Mexico’s newly-appointed secretary of public security in Chiapas, announced that …

Global Stock Markets fall after 7 percent Collapse in Japan’s Nikkei index By Alex Lantier, May 24 2013

Stock markets posted significant losses worldwide, led by a one-day 7.3 percent drop in Japan’s Nikkei stock index, amid signs of a growing global slump and demands for increasing attacks on the working class in Japan.

The Nikkei fell 1,143 …

Media Disinformation and the Conspiracy Panic Phenomenon By James F. Tracy, May 24 2013
To posit that one’s government may be partially composed of unaccountable criminal elements is cause for serious censure in polite circles.
Illinois illegally seizes Bees Resistant to Monsanto’s Roundup; Kills remaining Queens By Global Research News, May 24 2013

The Illinois Ag Dept.  illegally seized privately owned bees from renowned naturalist, Terrence Ingram, without providing him with a search warrant and before the court hearing on the matter, reports Prairie Advocate News.

Behind the obvious violations of his

British Columbia Election Frustrates Labour, Environmental and Indigenous Activists By Roger Annis, May 24 2013

The May 14 general election in British Columbia was a setback to progressive political forces in the province and throughout Canada. The incumbent BC Liberals won a fourth straight term, winning 50 seats with 44 per cent of the vote,

Woolwich London Killing: Terrorism or False Flag? By Stephen Lendman, May 24 2013

Reports said two assailants hacked a British soldier to death. He’s been identified as Lee Rigby. He was killed in broad daylight. It was several hundred meters from southeast London’s Woolwich Royal Artillery barracks.

Weapons included a machete type knife.

Blood on the Streets of London: Who will Protect us from the Real Extremists? By Colin Todhunter, May 24 2013

Two men armed with knives and gun(s) apparently hack to death an off-duty soldier outside an army barracks in Woolwich, London. As the soldier lies dead or dying in the road, one of the alleged attackers approaches a man filming

Grassroots Rising: The People’s Movement Against Monsanto By James Corbett and Tami Canal, May 24 2013
Monsanto is a company feared and reviled by the public in equal measure. But whatever cases Monsanto has lost in the court of public opinion it has made up for in the courts of justice thanks to its revolving door with the upper reaches of Washington. Now, a new movement is seeking to galvanize grassroots resistance to the corporation, and derail its agenda. This is the GRTV Backgrounder on Global Research TV.