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GMOs: Ban Them or Label Them?

GMOs: Ban Them or Label Them?













Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association
Waking Times

Since the controversial introduction in the mid-nineties of genetically engineered (GE) food and crops, and the subsequent fast-tracking of those crops by the federal government—with no independent safety-testing or labeling required—there has been a lively debate among activists, both inside and outside the … More

March 10, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Labeling Is Not the Only Thing About GMOs We Don’t Know

Labeling Is Not the Only Thing About GMOs We Don’t Know













Catherine J. Frompovich, Guest
Waking Times

Genetic modification of plants—along with cloning of animals, remember Dolly the Sheep (1996)—has been going on without apparent second thoughts being given to the ramifications of what such technological advances do to the biosphere.

Recently, concerned citizens have taken a second look at GMO … More

October 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Monsanto’s Stock Becoming High Risk as Youth Demand GMO Labeling

Monsanto’s Stock Becoming High Risk as Youth Demand GMO Labeling













Lauren Berlekamp, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Whether you believe genetically engineered (GE) foods ought to be labeled or you believe they ought to be outright banned, this very debate means bad news for notorious Big Ag biotech giant Monsanto.

In a recent article published by conservative Canadian newspaper The Globe More

September 6, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
7 Reasons Why Genetically Modified Foods Will Never Be Labeled And Why It Won’t Matter In The Future

7 Reasons Why Genetically Modified Foods Will Never Be Labeled And Why It Won’t Matter In The Future













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There are many arguments in favor of mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO). However, corporate lobbyists have been very effective in preventing any GMO labeling legislation from being enacted into law. The public is in favor of the idea, but politicians are only … More

August 16, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
3 Signs That Anti-GMO Activism Is Working In Europe

3 Signs That Anti-GMO Activism Is Working In Europe













Alex Pietrowski, Staff
Waking Times

There are days that Monsanto’s efforts to dominate the food supply through its patenting of GMO seeds seem so malicious and abhorrent, that any possibility of regular people and family farms taking back control over agriculture and our food source appears insurmountable. Yet, there are … More

July 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Unlabeled Genetically Modified Salmon Could Soon Be In Stores

Unlabeled Genetically Modified Salmon Could Soon Be In Stores













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Genetically-modified (GM) Atlantic salmon is biotech’s next venture as they circumvent nature in an effort to create salmon that grows twice as fast as wild salmon – making fish production more profitable. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement last Friday, … More

December 27, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
30 States Pick Up Reins on GMO Labeling Initiative After Prop 37 Defeat

30 States Pick Up Reins on GMO Labeling Initiative After Prop 37 Defeat













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

With the defeat of California Prop 37, the fight to require labeling of genetically modified foods has passed on to other states, such as Washington and Vermont. Although California’s initiative failed on election day, the campaign brought national attention to the issue of … More

November 13, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
California’s Prop 37 Scandal: Resolution and Healing Amid the Corruption – Washington State Next?

California’s Prop 37 Scandal: Resolution and Healing Amid the Corruption – Washington State Next?













Jack Adam Weber, Wake Up World
Waking Times

After elections we learned of the scandal claiming that the results of Prop 37 were announced prematurely and perhaps incorrectly.

Then we discovered the official record from the California Secretary of State for all the uncounted votes, amounting to 3,334,495. Many people … More

November 12, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Ever Met a Person Face-to-Face That Actually Opposes Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods?

Ever Met a Person Face-to-Face That Actually Opposes Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods?













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Who are these people that oppose GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling? Have you ever met one of them? If so, who do they work for and do they have ulterior motives? Most of us have never met these people in person because they remain … More

November 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Defeat Monsanto — Vote YES on Prop 37

Defeat Monsanto — Vote YES on Prop 37













Jack Adam Weber, Wakeup-World
Waking Times

On November 6th this year all of us that despise GMOs and Monsanto will be waiting with bated breath for the outcome of one single proposition that, if passed, could topple the GMO empire in the United States and trickle down to other More

October 16, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
In Support of California Proposition 37: Required Full-Label Disclosure of Genetically Modified Organisms

In Support of California Proposition 37: Required Full-Label Disclosure of Genetically Modified Organisms













Tom Newmark, Drake Sadler, and Michael Besancon
American Botanical Council

Did you hear the recent story about the scientists who wanted to put the phosphorescent genes from jellyfish into kittens? Sounds crazy, but some cat owners whose felines stray at night would like to use this technology to find them … More

October 4, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Is The End of Monsanto Near? Prop 37 Succeeding as Nations Ban GMO Crops

Is The End of Monsanto Near? Prop 37 Succeeding as Nations Ban GMO Crops













Anthony Gucciardi
Waking Times

Is the end of Monsanto within reach? It has certainly been a rough couple of weeks for the mega corporation as the real dangers surrounding GMOs are being brought to the attention of consumers on a global scale like never before. It all started with the … More

September 29, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Brazilian Court Demands Nestle Label GMO Ingredients

Brazilian Court Demands Nestle Label GMO Ingredients













Anthony Gucciardi
Waking Times

It appears another victory has been declared in the battle against Monsanto and GMO ingredients. According to a major Brazilian business publication and GMWatch, a Brazilian court has demanded that multi-billion dollar food giant Nestle label all of their products as genetically modified that have … More

August 22, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling

Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling













Lisa Garber
Waking Times

We’ve gone on at great lengths discussing the dangers of genetic modification. Monsanto’s GMO corn has been linked to weight gain and organ function disruption, while GMO crops and pesticides destroy our farmland and environment.  According to the Alliance of Natural Health, the grandchildren of … More

July 9, 2012 | By | Reply More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 12 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More