By Max Keiser
This time, Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, about the US State Department’s genetically modified retaliation against France, more missing billions in Afghanistan and shopping frenzies in Britain. In the second half of the show, Max talks to author and blogger, James Howard Kunstler, about shopping stampedes and revolutionary times.
TruthOut’s report on US threats of retaliation against EU for resisting GMOs, US to Vatican: Genetically Modified Food Is a ‘Moral Imperative‘.
WikiLeaks: US targets EU over GM crops
John Vidal, environment editor
The Guardian, 3 January 2011
Extract: The cables show US diplomats working directly for GM companies such as Monsanto… It also emerges that Spain and the US have worked closely together to persuade the EU not to strengthen biotechnology laws. The cables show that not only did the Spanish government ask the US to keep pressure on Brussels but that the US knew in advance how Spain would vote, even before the Spanish biotech commission had reported.