Hilarious musings from Steve Russell, Indian Country Today: How Did I Miss That? Unicorn sightings, a headache about aspirin and Willie Nelson’s favorite congressional candidate BY STEVE RUSSELL Retired teacher Mary Lou Bruner lost the runoff for election to the Texas State Board of Education. Going in, she led with 48 percent of the vote after posting on…

Monsanto Given Legal Shield in a Chemical Safety Bill

WASHINGTON — Facing hundreds of millions of dollars in lawsuits, the giant biotechnology company Monsanto last year received a legislative gift from the House of Representatives, a one-paragraph addition to a sweeping chemical safety bill that could help shield it from legal liability for a toxic chemical only it made. Monsanto insists it did not…

WHO Declares Monsanto’s Round Up Causes Cancer

It’s about damn time…. Now that the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared Monsanto’s Roundup a carcinogen, it’s more critical than ever to convince state and federal lawmakers that we need mandatory, not voluntary labeling of GMOs. What we really need is to ban glyphosate. But until that happens, shouldn’t consumers have a right…

Monsanto’s “Broken Heart” Meeting

Another fitting tidbit on toxic Monsanto and how they continue to “break” our hearts by poisoning our bodies and our environment: On January 30, OCA participated in a protest and confrontation at Monsanto’s annual shareholder meeting. The meeting was held at Monsanto corporate headquarters outside St. Louis, Mo., in a town called Creve Coeur—which in…

Monsanto’s Roundup. Enough to Make You Sick.

Read this blog: Monsanto’s Roundup. It’s been around since 1974. But it wasn’t until the late 1990s that the use of Monsanto’s flagship poison surged. That’s when the company came up with the idea to genetically engineer seeds to grow food crops, like corn, soy, alfalfa, sugar beets and canola, that could tolerate high doses…