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June 12, 2014

Monsanto’s Seed Company Subsidiaries

The rise of genetic engineering has not only diminished the ability for farmers to practice their own methods of seed selection, but also turned another sector of agriculture into a business monopolized by a few corporations.

May 28, 2014

Reading’s Water Lease and the Costs of Privatization

The Reading City Council is considering opening up the city’s water system to privatization.

May 23, 2014

Grain Reserves: Common-Sense Farm Policy

Farming is a tough job. Farmers deal with unstable weather patterns and have just a few buyers for most crops. This leads to boom-and-bust swings between bumper crops and dire shortages. Income isn’t guaranteed, and farmers are required to put a lot on the line to get their crop into the ground.

May 14, 2014

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Fast Track to a Gusher of Imported Fish

The TPP will increase imports of potentially unsafe and minimally inspected fish and seafood products, exposing consumers to more and more dangerous seafood.

April 3, 2014
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Industry Profile: Grocery Manufacturers Association

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) represents more than 300 of the United States’ biggest food and beverage companies.

January 14, 2014

Fast Tracking Corporate Power: Investor-State Resolution and the TPP

The TPP’s contentious “investor-state dispute resolution” allows a corporation to sue federal, state and local governments if it believes that a law or regulation will negatively affect its bottom line.

December 18, 2013
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Fracking Infrastructure is Carving Up Pennsylvania

Absurdly, proponents of shale gas development argue that pipelines can benefit landowners by providing new recreation areas and better habitat for wildlife.

December 17, 2013

American Water: a Corporate Profile

American Water Works Company is the largest publicly traded U.S. water utility company, serving approximately 14 million people in more than 30 states and two Canadian provinces.

December 2, 2013
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TAFTA: The European Union’s Secret Raid on U.S. Public Water Utilities

The United States and the European Union are secretly negotiating a trade deal that could make it easier for the world’s biggest water companies to privatize our public water systems.

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Undermining Local Democracy: Fast Track, the TPP and Your Community

While communities across the United States fight against the negative effects of expanded fracking for natural gas, the White House is negotiating a secret trade deal with 12 Pacific Rim countries that could undermine those efforts.

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