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In the spotlight
Monsanto and Pioneer must stop selling genetically modified seeds in Mexico
By Professor Devon G. Peña | Seattle, WA | October 11, 2013
By Eric Holt-Giménez, October 11, 2013, Huffington Post
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Listen to Paul Nicholson one of the founders of Via Campesina, the 20 million strong organization of farmers, peasants and fishers. Via Campesina introduced the concept of food sovereignty in 1996. The Basque farmer's organization, EHNE, that Paul is part of is one of the winners of the 2013 Food Sovereignty Prize which will be awarded in New York City at the National Museum of the American Indian-New York, Diker Pavilion on October 15, 2013. Event details.
Join East Bay food justice leaders on World Food Day for a discussion of the work and struggles to build sustainable, healthy and equitable food systems in the East Bay, and how this work is linked to global struggles for food sovereignty.
Brahm Ahmadi, co-founder of People’s Grocery in Oakland, is a social entrepreneur working to build healthier and more equitable inner city communities. He also founded of People’s Community Market in 2010, a fresh food retail business that fosters health and social interaction in low-income neighborhoods.
This statement was dictated by the elected Committee members of the Familias Unidas por la Justicia To C2C staff to be sent to the public and to supporters of the farm worker struggle in Burlington, WA. At their request we send it to all of you and ask that you share this with your networks.
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