Food Wars

California crop harvests plummet as drought takes toll on national food supply

Monday, October 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Julie Wilson Monday, October 20, 2014 The end of September marked three straight years of severe drought for California, with the state receiving less than 60 percent of its average precipitation. The lack of rainfall has resulted in immense suffering throughout the state, leaving low reservoirs, fallowed farmland, rising unemployment and complete... »

Liberia collapses into ‘economic hell’ as panicked population abandons farm fields and factories

Sunday, October 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff Sunday, October 19, 2014 Ebola is now spreading so fast in West Africa, and causing so much death so quickly, that the regional economy is on the verge of a total collapse. The Washington Post (WP) reports that Liberia, the hardest-hit Ebola country, is now teetering over a chasm... »

Ebola outbreak: Famine approaches to add to West Africa’s torment

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

Sam Masters IndependenUK Thursday 16 October 2014 Sierra Leone’s fields are without farmers. Its crops go un-reaped. In the quarantine areas, feeding is patchy – some get food, others don’t. People then leave the enforced isolation in search of a meal, so Ebola spreads. In three West African countries where many already live a... »

Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

By EDITH M. LEDERER Oct 16, 2014 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn’t reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices... »

The GMO Biotech Lobby’s Emotional Blackmail and Bogus Claims: Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Crops Will Not Feed The World

Thursday, October 9, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Colin Todhunter Global Research October 09, 2014 “There are 7.2 billion people on the planet. There will be 9.6 billion by 2050. The demand for food will double… the only thing that will enable us to feed the planet without encroaching on the forests and wetlands….This... »

From The Editor…Food News…And Tomorrows Radioshow

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
By Paul Martin

Hi Gang! I will be on John Moore’s Show at 7am RMT Tues. Go to 2nd Hour on Blogtalk. Top righthand corner at the website. Busy Day! The .Gov is fudging the corn crop numbers by 50%! This has driven corn prices down to $2 a bushel. It takes about 3.50 a bushel... »

“Nobody Has Any Idea How Disastrous It’s Going To Be” Warns California Water Expert

Sunday, October 5, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 10/05/2014 Newly released images created from NASA satellite data illustrate the staggering effect the California drought has had on groundwater supply in the state. As Mashable’s Patrick Kulp explains, the images show the amount of water lost over the past 12 years, with different colors indicating severity over time. “Nobody... »

Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California

Thursday, October 2, 2014
By Paul Martin

By JENNIFER MEDINA OCT. 2, 2014 PORTERVILLE, Calif. — After a nine-hour day working at a citrus packing plant, her body covered in a sheen of fruit wax and dust, there is nothing Angelica Gallegos wants more than a hot shower, with steam to help clear her throat and lungs. “I can just... »

California drought may leave entire communities with no water in 2 months

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
By Paul Martin September 30, 2014 A growing number of communities in central and northern California could end up without water in 60 days due to the Golden state’s prolonged drought. There are now a dozen of small communities in Central and Northern California relying on a single source of water – which has the water... »

Official Data: Lettuce from US West Coast nearly exceeded Chernobyl’s contamination limit; ‘Most dangerous’ alpha radiation also detected — TV: Fukushima poses “significant health risks” to areas thousands of kilometers away (VIDEO)

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin September 29th, 2014 Interview w/ Dr. Gerhard Wotawa, CTBTO radionuclide unit & head of ZAMG (Austria) forecast models (emphasis added): “ can of course spread over all the areas of the world. But it will not pose any significant health risks beyond the immediate areas of the reactors,... »

Support Revolution Radio