RGBS’s Film of the Week: The World According to Monsanto

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26/03/2014 by Don Quijones

There are few companies on this planet that enjoy more influence over government and regulatory procedures than the U.S. agribusiness giant Monsanto. As I reported in Corporate Colonialism: The Winners and Losers of Global “Free” Trade, Monsanto is one of six big food transnationals that control over 70 percent of the world’s seed stocks.

And while the company might gush about its mission to “feed the world” and improve crop yields wherever its seeds are sown, the reality is an alogether more sinister story, as this brilliant documentary from Arte France exhaustively documents.


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