Selu, The Corn Mother shed seven drops of her blood and from the spots where the blood fell grew seven stalks of corn to feed the people.
Then came the white Europeans, who took Selu’s corn and used it to feed their cattle and make plastic and sweeteners, while the people went hungry. Now they have decided to use it to feed their SUVs.
Another powerful piece by Arundhati Roy. On CommonDreams.org – Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community On India’s Growing Violence: ‘It’s Outright War and Both Sides are Choosing Their Weapons’
I have learned from the open publishing newswire on Portland Indymedia that the South Central farmers in Los Angeles are now under assault by local police agencies. Oregonians, and others on the west coast should support this movement for local, sustainable agriculture in the heart of the nations second largest city. In a press release… Continue reading From Portland Indymedia: Support South Central farmers