The Monsanto Blackwater Connection

2013-05-28 09:04

Any illusion about the intentions of the former chemical company turned major food producer, Monsanto, the GMO foods/ health controversy notwithstanding, has been dispelled. 

Notorious for the Iraqi Nisour Square Massacre, Blackwater "created a web of more than 30 shell companies or subsidiaries in part to obtain millions of dollars in American government contracts after the security company came under intense criticism for reckless conduct in Iraq " reports the New York Times.  One of these subsidiaries became Total Intelligence, the company contracted by Monsanto between 2008-2010 to collect intelligence on activists rallying against GMO crops and other Monsanto activities, Journalist Jeremy Schahill states in The Nation.

The painted picture is even bleaker of the firm that brought Agent Orange, PCBs, rBST, DDT, aspartame and now hit men.       

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