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And please remember, us peons can make a difference.
originally posted by: ~Lucidity
a reply to: MarioOnTheFly
They've done a lot of damage, and for some it may be too late. But that damage can be reversed, and people do have power if they think about it...in what they buy, in who they vote for. But it requires some deep thinking and seeing the connections and also the ability to repel the constant attacks on each other that are usually instigated by these evil corporations to keep us distracted.
Professor Philip H. Howard from the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies at Michigan State University published a study in 2009 entitled Visualizing Consolidation in the Global Seed Industry: 1996 - 2008 that analyzes the trend in agriculture towards corporate dominance.
Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta, Bayer, Dow, and BASF collectively own or partially-own hundreds of formerly-independent seed companies -- and Monsanto, of course, dominates them all.