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Video: The ultimate killing machine – Monsanto develops weed-eating shark!

Note: The following video just came to the attention of Global Justice Ecology Project.  The images in this video confirm that Monsanto is run by individuals determined to perpetuate death and destruction across the planet, who celebrate their products as “killing machines.”  Agriculture should be about sustaining life, not waging a full-scare war on plants and animals to increase the efficiency of industrial farming systems.

-The GJEP Team

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Comrade Maria: here! now and forever

January 10, 2013.  Source: La Via Campesina

2013-01-10mariaStatement of the International Commission of Women of La Via Campesina

Dear comrades,

We are writing to you from the International Commission of Women (CIM) of La Via Campesina with tremendous pain in our hearts.

Last Sunday (06/01/2013) we received the sad and repulsive news that our comrade María Do Fetal de Almeida had been brutally murdered by her partner in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

María, a Portuguese citizen, had been a resident of Brazil for over ten years (she did a doctorate in Geography at the University of Sao Paulo – USP), and, since her arrival, had been supporting the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST) at La Vía Campesina Brazil and La Vía Campesina International. Maria formed part of the team of interpreters at the 5th International Vía Campesina Conference in Mozambique (2008), as well as carrying out numerous other activities, and more recently translated our newsletter on the Campaign to Stop Violence Against Women . She also interpreted at many of our organisation’s events.
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