CHOICE is meaningless if consumers are not able to make informed decisions.
And the cornerstone of our capitalist market, for better or worse, is consumer choice.
The debate over genetically modified organisms (G.M.O.’s) used in our foods has been long and controversial.
Those decrying “frankenfood” railing against those portraying the process as the savior from food shortages and high food prices.
The battle over labeling these foods has been gaining significant traction in recent weeks, with states like Colorado putting labeling initiatives on their ballots for the upcoming elections.
Consumer empowerment should be central in G.M.O. labeling debate.
In preparation of the global March Against Monsanto, you are invited to watch our award-winning documentary Seeds of Death free.
The leaders of Big Agriculture—Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta—are determined that world’s populations remain ignorant about the serious health and environmental risks of genetically modified crops and industrial agriculture.
Deep layers of deception and corruption underlie both the science favoring GMOs and the corporations and governments supporting them.
Posted in Ecology, Gaia, & Earth Changes, Health, Healing, & Wholeness, Materialistic Science
Tagged agriculture, Big Pharma, biodiversity, ecology, GMO, monsanto, organic
WOMEN’S ski jumping has a long and troubled history, longer even than the trials and tribulations of Women’s Suffrage.
H. P. Blavatsky’s mother Helena Andreyvna Fadeyev, a novelist, known as the “Russian George Sand,” was an advocate of women’s rights.
Mme. Blavatsky herself was passionately involved in the movement.
“It was man, not woman, who became the first sinner and was turned out of Paradise,” she argued in The Pioneer, December 2,1880.
“If man is endowed with stronger muscles, woman’s nerves surpass his in capacity for endurance. The biggest brain ever found—in weight and size—is now proved to have belonged to a woman.”
“If so many women were found good enough to reign and govern nations, they surely must have been fit to vote. … Law was ever unjust to woman; and instead of protecting her, it seeks but to strengthen her chains.”
“The very first organized ski jumping event in history featured at least one participant in a skirt. Ingrid Olavsdottir Vestby jumped 20 meters that day in 1862,” says Lead Writer Jonathan Snowden in today’s Bleacher Report, “and brave women have been jumping ever since.”
One of those women is Lindsey Van, and this is the story of her struggle for Olympic recognition and acceptance in her chosen sport, and for all female athletes: