Baby Animals. We recently received 2 baby turkeys, 2 baby ducks, and our goats gave birth to 7 babies!
Here’s what typically happens to US farmers who fall under suspicion of planting saved seed. Private investigators from the Pinkerton agency hired by Monsanto arrive on the farm without warning, sometimes accompanied by local police. They then proceed to take samples and photographs over the course of a few hours to a few weeks, without the farmer being present.
One Mississippi farmer who runs a farm shop from his farmhouse was subjected to constant surveillance by Monsanto investigators who watched the family coming and going, warned off customers, and even rented an empty lot across the street from where to position their cameras.
Who are the Police Bureau protecting?
For those who do not understand these images: The police deployed pepper spray on a crowd who were standing on the sidewalk near Chase bank so as to clear the sidewalk of said crowd. This man was one who got the worst of it. To remediate the pain, volunteer medics were performing eye washings.
Portland kept the peace last night. A victory on all fronts.
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