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    Monsanto and the Seeds of Evil


    Seeds of Evil

    This time, Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, about the US State Department's genetically modified retaliation against France, more missing billions in Afghanistan and shopping frenzies in Britain. In the second half of the show, Max talks to author and blogger, James Howard Kunstler, about shopping stampedes and revolutionary times.

    WikiLeaks Cables Reveal U.S. Sought to Retaliate Against Europe over Monsanto GM Crops

    Democracy Now
    December 23, 2010


    U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks reveal the Bush administration drew up ways to retaliate against Europe for refusing to use genetically modified seeds. In 2007, then-U.S. ambassador to France Craig Stapleton was concerned about France's decision to ban cultivation of genetically modified corn produced by biotech giant Monsanto. He also warned that a new French environmental review standard could spread anti-biotech policy across Europe. We speak with Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology.

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