Wednesday, July 02, 2003

Check out this article from the BBC on the Liberian boat people sailing for the ivory Coast and Ghana as Liberia descends into anarchy. Meanwhile, this story from the Telegraph on the EU's lifting of their ban on genetically-modified foods shows that somebody in Europe is beginning to think sensibly about this very important subject. Here's an archive on GM foods from the New Scientist. Check out the story on improving cotton yields for poor black women farmers with AIDS in South Africa--I mean it, these are the people who directly benefit, and who the hell is against poor black women farmers with AIDS in South Africa? Jose Bove and the German Greens and the French ag lobby, that's who.

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