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Dr. Vandana Shiva: Occupy our food supply!

By Vandana Shiva

Today, Feb. 27, is an Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. The following essay is just one of several related posts that will be appearing around the internet to mark the day.

The biggest corporate takeover on the planet is the hijacking of the food system, the cost of which has had huge and irreversible consequences for the Earth and people everywhere.

From the seed to the farm to the store to your table, corporations are seeking total control over biodiversity, land, and water. They are seeking control over how food is grown, processed, and distributed. And in seeking this total control, they are destroying the Earth’s ecological processes, our farmers, our health, and our freedoms.

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Vandana Shiva to speak at Portland Cmty College Feb 24

By James Hill
Portland Community College

An Indian physicist who pioneered the organic movement in India and established Navdanya, the country’s biggest network of seed and organic food producers, is coming to Portland Community College.

Vandana Shiva, whose visit is part of the college’s internationalization effort, will speak from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Moriarty Auditorium, Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth St. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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