Glyphosate, GMOs and Pesticides – Weekly Global News Bulletin 18 November 2022

Friday, 18 November 2022 — Sustainable Pulse

Uncovered Mexican Study Confirms GM Soy Causes Harm to Pancreas 

In a new revelation reported by GMWatch this week, it has been found that a rat feeding study published in 2008 found that GM soy harms the pancreas, confirming earlier findings in mice. Source: GMWatch By Claire Robinson In 2002 and 2003 the Italian scientist Manuela Malatesta published two groundbreaking studies showing damage to the pancreas of mice fed GM […]

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What Will Become of the Ukraine?

Friday, 18 November 2022 — The van says…

This may be how many see the Ukraine today, yet a very different picture will emerge when the war is finally over.

Preamble

Affairs in Eastern Europe are as dynamic as ever, yet as time moves forward, people are looking to what the future may hold for the Ukraine. As much as Western powers wish this operation to be the downfall of Russia, the conflict is slowly turning into a liability for those who have invested so much in Kiev. This article will examine the here and now in order to predict the there and then that may await what remains of the Ukraine once hostilities are finally over.

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Ukraine News Links 17-18 November 2022

Friday, 18 November 2022 — The New Dark Age

WTF is FTX?
https://dissidentvoice.org/2022/11/wtf-is-ftx/

Ukraine’s Military Strategy And U.S. National Interests (I)
https://orientalreview.org/2022/11/18/ukraines-military-strategy-and-u-s-national-interests-i/

No DPRK nuclear test yet
https://journal-neo.org/2022/11/18/no-dprk-nuclear-test-yet/

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Behind The Crypto Scam – “Complete Absence Of Trustworthy Financial Information”

Friday, 18 November 2022 – Moon of Alabama

Yves Smith of Naked Capitalism, who called everything crypto ‘prosecution futures‘, provides the latest FTX bankruptcy filing:

John J. Ray III, the newly appointed CEO of bankrupt crypto player FTX’s sprawling empire who played the same role in the then-biggest-evah Enron bankruptcy and other big corporate implosions, filed his formal initial assessment with the Delaware bankruptcy court in the form of declaration, embedded below.

As expected the FTX and the companies related to it are a huge criminal mess.

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Ukraine – Switching The Lights Off

Friday, 18 November 2022 — Moon of Alabama

The careful destruction of energy systems in Ukraine continues.

From today’s clobber list as provided by the Defense Ministry of Russia:

On 17 November, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched a concentrated strike, using high-precision long-range air-, sea- and ground-based weapons, at the facilities of military control, defence industry, as well as related fuel and energy infrastructure of Ukraine.

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The G20 is dead. Long live the G20

Friday, 19 November 2022 — Indian Punchline

M. K. BHADRAKUMAR

US president Joe Biden (R) and Chinese president Xi Jinping met at Bali, Nov 14, 2022. Biden said they discussed their responsibility to prevent competition and find ways to work together.

The seventeenth G20 Heads of State and Government Summit held in Bali, Indonesia, on 15–16 November stands out as a consequential event from many angles. The international politics is at an inflection point and the transition will not leave unaffected any of the institutions inherited from the past that is drifting away forever.

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Goodbye G20, Hello BRICS+

Thursday, 17 November 2022 — Internationalist 360°

Pepe Escobar

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The increasingly irrelevant G20 Summit concluded with sure signs that BRICS+ will be the way forward for Global South cooperation.

The redeeming quality of a tense G20 held in Bali – otherwise managed by laudable Indonesian graciousness – was to sharply define which way the geopolitical winds are blowing.

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Fossil Drugs: Antibiotics as the fossil fuels of medicine

Friday, 18 November 2022 — MROnline

| By Leslee Lazar | MR Online

By Leslee Lazar

The discovery of antibiotics was one of humanity’s greatest achievements. But we didn’t invent them. Long before humans, microorganisms in soil evolved these molecules. It was not until the mid-twentieth century, however, that these molecules were isolated by humans and mass-produced for medicine.

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Food, Farming, and Africa: An Open Letter to Bill Gates

thursday, 17 November 2022 — Origin: Climate & Capitalism

Billionaire Arrogance

Food sovereignty activists challenge a wealthy white man’s flawed assumptions, hubris, and ignorance

Source: Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC-SA

We, 50 organizations focused on food sovereignty and justice worldwide, want you to know there is no shortage of practical solutions and innovations by African farmers and organizations. We invite you to step back and learn from those on the ground. —Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

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