CATEGORY: CORPORATIONS — 11.APR.2014
Arundhati Roy on India's Corporate-Driven Totalitarian Path —
Arundhati Roy discusses India’s transforming political landscape. She makes the case that globalized capitalism has intensified the wealth divide, racism, and environmental degradation, asserting that India's coming election is going to be about who the corporations choose, about who is the puppet who won't blink when it's time to deploy the Indian army against the poorest people in the country, pushing them out to give the land, rivers, and mountains to the major mining corporations.
Original Show Pub Date: 09.Apr.2014
CATEGORY: GMOs, CORPORATIONS — 20.MAR.2014
The Safe Food Movement vs. the Agrochemical Giants —
Campaigns attempting to label genetically engineered food have swept the US, from California to Washington and on to Connecticut, Maine, Alaska, Oregon and Vermont. But the right to know about the food we put into our bodies is always challenged by a powerful and extremely well funded lobby that represents the interests of biotech/chemical corporations such as Monsanto, Dow, DuPont, Syngenta, Bayer, and BASF, as well as junk-food manufacturers such as Kraft Foods, Pepsico, and Coca Cola. Vandana Shiva and Andy Kimbrell update us on the evidence against genetically modified foods and the war with the corporations that profit from them.
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Original Show Pub Date: 05.Mar.2014
CATEGORY: CORPORATIONS, VEHICLES — 13.MAR.2014
Nader: Regulators Complicit in GM Cover-Up of Safety Defect Tied to 13 Deaths —
After hundreds of complaints and 13 deaths, the Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into how General Motors may have covered up deadly safety defects in its compact cars. Six GM models made from 2003 to 2007 could at times suddenly turn off while being driven. For 11 years, GM reportedly treated the defect as a matter of customer satisfaction, not safety. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says federal regulators also failed to take action, declining to investigate despite a flood of complaints.
Original Show Pub Date: 12.Mar.2014
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