Media and online community react to AGRA Watch press release!

CAGJ’s AGRA Watch project put out a press release on August 25th highlighting the connections between Monsanto and the Gates Foundation’s activities in Africa, most recently the purchase of a large amount of Monsanto stock by the Gates Foundation.  First being picked up by many blogs and the purchase itself being covered by other outlets, the local Seattle media also picked up the story of AGRA Watch’s press release.

AGRA Watch in the Seattle Times: Gates Foundation Ties with Monsanto Under Fire from Activists (August 29th, 2010)

Monsanto in Gates’ Clothing? The Emporer’s New GMOs: Commentary in Huffington Post from Eric Holt Gimenez of the Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy (August 26th, 2010)

Gates Foundation Puts Its money Where Its Mouth Is: La Vida Locavore (August 26th, 2010)

Activists Criticize Gates Foundation Link to Monsanto: Chronicle of Philanthropy (August 30th, 2010)

Gates Foundation Slammed by the Seattle-based Community Alliance for Global Justice, Accused of Harming African Farmers, Population: Techrights Blog (August 30th, 2010)

Gates Foundation’s Monsanto Investment Stirs Civil Society: Intellectual Property Watch Blog (August 30th, 2010)

Activists Urge Gates Foundation to Shift to Socially and Ecologically Appropriate Packages: Asset International (August 30th, 2010)

Gates Foundation Invests in Monsanto and I write to Bill and Melinda Gates: When Corporations Rule the Food Chain (August 30th, 2010)

The Gates Foundation and Monsanto Get Cozy in Africa: Our American Generation (September 6th, 2010)

Gates Foundation holding hands with Monsanto: Black Looks (September 9th, 2010)

Why is the Gates Foundation So Close to Monsanto?: planetgreen.com (September 13th, 2010)

Why is the Gates foundation investing in GM giant Monsanto?: The Guardian’s PovertyMattersBlog (September 29th, 2010)

Chemical Relations: Monsanto and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Bill Berkowitz for Buzzflash (October 11th, 2010)

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