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THE BIOTECH TYRANT:
Confronting Biorepression with Creative Alternatives
Saturday, May 15, 2004 9:15 am to 5:30 pm
Welcome Posters Schedule Workshops Radio Links & Tutorials
You are a stakeholder in this quest!
Come to Biodevastation 8
and help us pound away at
confronting and subduing
the Biotech Tyrant.
Learn about alternatives
already in practice
for ALL to share.
Sponsored by the Gateway Green Alliance
SCHEDULE Saturday May 15 (Printable Schedule with Workshop Descriptions)
to bagels, coffee, tea, juice by Black Bear Bakery
Puppet Show by digger
Keynote by Dr. Marti Crouch
Session 1 Workshops
Africa Voice drummers (possible Schmeiser call)
Session 2 Workshops
Wrap-up plenary...what did we learn, what needs to be done?
||We encourage you to continue after Biodev with the following evening events...|
Fundraising Dinner & Building Tour (click
for more info)
Help support continued rehab of the CAMP Building at 3022 Cherokee in St. Louis. Seating is limited. $10-12 suggested donation. Includes special video screening of We Were Painting Butterflies (22 min), a work in progress by Jackson Styron about last year's police raids.
CAMP (Community Arts and Media Project) is a community resource center and home to a number of projects such as the Independent Media Center, SWEAT bike workshop, The Confluence, SouthSide Univ. etc.
||Special discount tickets will be available for this evening concert...|
Thomsen In Concert!
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium, St. Louis University Campus (Lindell, east of Grand)
Sponsored by Instead of War. For more information contact Anna at 314-664-8551
or e-mail Anna@insteadofwar.org
!! PRINTABLE SCHEDULE with WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS !!
and Session 1 and 2 breakout list.
|Terms: GE (Genetic Engineering) GM (Genetic Modification) GM0 (Genetically Modified Organism) WAF (World Agricultural Forum)|
Dr. Marti Crouch
Dr. David Kennell
Sister Gabrial Hoare
Angie Spencer & Mary Chipman
Daniel 'digger' Romano
Fred Raines & Terri Zeman
Zaki Baruti & Don Fitz
Beyond Terminator Technology
Genetic Modification & Engineered Humans
Ethical Issues of Bioengineered Food
ABCs of Biotechnology for Students from 10 to 80
Are Your Food Choices Helping or Harming the Earth?
Patents & International Property Rights: Commodification of Life
Saving the Plains, Saving the Planet: Hemp Based Industry for US
GMOs and Western Domination of the Third World
Exposing & Explaining the WAF (World Agricultural Forum)
Food for People AND Profit?
What Biologists Don't Know
A Truth Mandala on Biotech Tyranny: an Experiential Workshop
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WGNU AM 920 Power Hour 'Let's Get Busy' with Zaki Baruti, Saturdays 9:30pm www.wgnu.net
Monsanto vs. Schmeiser - A Canadian farmer's fantastic but true David and Goliath story that is now before the Canadian Supreme Court
The True Food Shopping Guide provides a handy list of GMO and non-GMO foods and information on labeling.
GM Watch features the Biotech Brigade, a global directory on the massive and deceptive PR push behind genetically modified (GM) food, including profiles of corporate-friendly scientists, PR companies, front groups, lobbyists and political networks
GEAN Genetic Engineering Action Network is a website devoted to exploring issues of biotechnology.
Regulating GE for Profit (pdf) - by Lucy Sharratt, Polaris Institute
Questioning Genetic Engineering an overview of the impacts & history of biotechnology (PDF) - published by The Institute for Social Ecology
Center for Food Safety dedicated to curtailing industrial agricultural production methods that harm human health and the environment, and promoting sustainable alternatives.