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era veteran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 11:50 PM
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17. All the while hoping Monsanto's GM seed does not collapse
the food supply the way their Roundup is causing bee colony collapse. Fucking venal murdering evil bastards.
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  -UN: farmers must produce 70% more food by 2050 to feed population xchrom  Nov-28-11 05:04 AM   #0 
  - with the climate changes  newfie11   Nov-28-11 05:33 AM   #1 
  - That's one reason why the 1% (or 0.01%, whatever) is organizing a major cull  Ghost Dog   Nov-28-11 07:22 AM   #2 
     - There's no need for a cull. Circumstances are going to take care of our numbers.  GliderGuider   Nov-28-11 02:03 PM   #8 
        - Hi GG. Yes, that's exactly what I mean:  Ghost Dog   Nov-28-11 02:47 PM   #9 
           - I actually think the Power Elite is utterly clueless about the consequences of their actions.  GliderGuider   Nov-28-11 06:17 PM   #12 
  - step 1  SixthSense   Nov-28-11 07:36 AM   #3 
  - Right, that will happen.  bemildred   Nov-28-11 07:38 AM   #4 
  - Top Ramen  KurtNYC   Nov-28-11 10:49 AM   #5 
  - K&R...  midnight   Nov-28-11 11:46 AM   #6 
  - there's a great plant that can help with this situation  MisterP   Nov-28-11 12:48 PM   #7 
  - Good luck with that "major sustainable intensification of agricultural productivity  bertman   Nov-28-11 03:20 PM   #10 
  - K&R..I wish I were more optimistic. n/t  Jefferson23   Nov-28-11 03:26 PM   #11 
  - this would require an increase in food production of 1.36988% per year.  Bill USA   Nov-28-11 06:28 PM   #13 
  - Gee, when you put it that way, it seems so ... doable ...  GliderGuider   Nov-28-11 07:05 PM   #14 
  - The issue is whether food production goes local or is focused on feeding the 1%, wherever they are  saras   Nov-28-11 09:08 PM   #15 
  - Compared to all the other life on the planet, we humans - no matter how rich or poor - ARE the 1%  GliderGuider   Nov-28-11 09:19 PM   #16 
     - Mass extinction is already happening thanks to climate change  txlibdem   Nov-29-11 08:52 AM   #19 
        - Conversely, if the subsistence farmer  pscot   Nov-29-11 11:24 AM   #23 
           - This is GLOBAL. Blaming the subsistence farmers for crimes of the Multinational Corps is wrong  txlibdem   Dec-01-11 10:42 AM   #27 
  - All the while hoping Monsanto's GM seed does not collapse  era veteran   Nov-28-11 11:50 PM   #17 
  - I've changed my mind on GM seed  txlibdem   Nov-29-11 08:46 AM   #18 
     - Good decision. When you combine the foreseeable risks with the risk of unintended consequences  GliderGuider   Nov-29-11 10:13 AM   #20 
     - Good for you, and good for us all.  era veteran   Nov-29-11 11:04 AM   #21 
  - The agency called for new farming practices  txlibdem   Nov-29-11 11:20 AM   #22 
  - Every one I know who tried Hydroponics quit within 3 years.  fasttense   Nov-30-11 08:40 AM   #25 
     - Then they didn't have economies of scale on their side or not the right equipment  txlibdem   Nov-30-11 04:53 PM   #26 
  - kick  txlibdem   Nov-29-11 11:22 PM   #24 
 

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