Land Rights

Monsanto Stands To Gain From Ukraine Crisis

As the crisis in Ukraine continued to drag on last year on the ground with violent conflict, as well as a deterioration of the economic situation due to other effects, such as declining trade with Russia, the IMF came to the conclusion that the initial bailout agreed to in April for $27 billion will not be enough. It identified a gap of $15 billion in Ukraine's finances. As a result, we are now looking at a new agreement being hammered out, which expands the size of the IMF-led bailout to $40 billion.

دور البنك الدولي وصندوق النقد الدولي في حرب أوكرانيا؟

تصاعدت حدة الصراع بين الأوكرانيين المؤيدين للاتحاد الأوروبي والأوكرانيين الموالين لروسيا، ووصلت إلى درجات عنيفة أواخر عام 013. وأدى ذلك إلى خروج الرئيس فيكتور يانوكوفيتش من الحكم في شباط / فبراير عام 014، وتأجيج نيران مواجهة كبرى بين الشرق والغرب ليس لها مثيلاً منذ الحرب الباردة.

Η κατάληψη της ουκρανικής γεωργίας από τις πολυεθνικές

του Frederic Mousseau

Την ίδια ώρα, που οι ΗΠΑ, ο Καναδάς και η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση ανακοίνωναν, πέρσι, στα μέσα Δεκέμβρη, τις νέες κυρώσεις εναντίον της Ρωσίας, η Ουκρανία έλαβε 350 εκατομμύρια δολάρια αμερικανικής στρατιωτικής βοήθειας, ως συνέχεια ενός πακέτου βοήθειας του 1δις, που εγκρίθηκε από το αμερικάνικο Κογκρέσο τον Μάρτη του 2014.

Ucrânia, na mira das corporações ocidentais

Oakland, Estados Unidos, fevereiro/2015 – O novo governo da Ucrânia, iniciado no dia 2 de dezembro, tem o mais firme apoio das potências ocidentais e é o único no mundo: três de seus mais importantes ministros nasceram no estrangeiro e receberam a cidadania ucraniana horas antes de assumirem seus cargos.

A ministra de Finanças é Natalie Jaresko, uma empresária nascida nos Estados Unidos, que reside na Ucrânia desde meados da década de 1990 e administra o Horizon Capital, um fundo de investimentos de capitais ocidentais.

La scalata delle multinazionali al settore agricolo ucraino

Di Frederic Mousseau

A metà dicembre 2014, nel momento stesso in cui Stati Uniti, Canada e Unione europea annunciavano una serie di nuove sanzioni contro la Russia, l’Ucraina riceveva aiuti militari USA per 350 milioni di dollari, che andavano ad aggiungersi al miliardo già approvato dal Congresso degli Stati Uniti a marzo dello stesso anno.

La mainmise des multinationales sur l’agriculture ukrainienne

Par Frédéric Mousseau

A la mi-décembre 2014, au moment même où les États-Unis, le Canada et l’Union européenne annonçaient une série de nouvelles sanctions contre la Russie, l’Ukraine recevait 350 millions de dollars U.S. d’aide militaire, s’ajoutant au milliard de dollars déjà approuvés par le Congrès américain en mars de la même année.

So You Want to Help Africa Mr Paterson? Then Stop Promoting Ideology and Falsehoods to Push GMOs

According to Mathew Holehouse in the UK’s Telegraph newspaper (here), former UK Environment Minister Owen Paterson will this week accuse the European Union and Greenpeace of condemning people in the developing world to death by refusing to accept genetically modified crops.

Corporations Are The New Conquistadors : Ukraine

Ukraine has become a nation synonymous with the daily headlines, from the trail of western intervention and subversion that lead to a violent coup in 2013 to the devastating civil war that has torn the nation apart. These stories, as crucial as they are to investigate, have provided the perfect cover for international corporations to exploit Ukraine’s resources.

Iowa CCI plans to counter ‘corporate’ Ag Summit

DES MOINES — Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement plans to counter what it calls a “corporate” ag summit scheduled for early next month.

Instead of the Iowa Ag Summit, planned for March 7 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Iowa CCI will hold its own Food & Ag Justice Summit March 6 and 7 at the group’s headwquarters in Des Moines.