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(Michael Welch)

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger: Empowering a Life-Destroying Cartel

Examining hazards a controversial take-over and hazards of agrochemical agriculture

Length: 0:59:14
Uploaded: 18 May, 2018

Recording Date: 18 May, 2018
Recording Location: CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air

Program Title: The Bayer-Monsanto Merger: Empowering a Life-Destroying Cartel
Description: This edition of the Global Research News Hour explores issues around the recent approval of a merger between German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer and the American Agro-chemical giant Monsanto. Author and Public Banking Institute Chair Ellen Brown discusses the economic and political clout of the new entity. writer Nick Meyer speaks about the May 19th March Against Monsanto, Dr. Stephen Frantz challenges descriptions of the GMO/Agro-chemical industry as safe, sustainable and benevolent, and Vandana Shiva shares her big picture views of agro-chemical agriculture as an artifact of a colonial, patriarchal system, and ways to move beyond it.

Host(s): Michael Welch
Featured Speakers/Guests: Vandana Shiva, Ellen Brown, Nick Meyer, Stephen Frantz

Credits: Interviews by Michael Welch

Comments: Includes short excerpts of Vanada SHiva's speech at the University of Winnipeg's May 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Justice and the Public Good.

Health > Food and Nutrition
Environment > Climate Change
Politics > Activism
Regional > United States
Regional > Europe
Science and Technology > Earth Sciences
Environment > Biodiversity
Environment > Agriculture
Type: Weekly Program

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