01 Mar '12, 6pm

Occupy DC Protesters Arrested Outside Monsanto

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Millions Against Monsanto page and our Washington DC News page . Occupy DC said 12 of its members were arrested Wednesday while protesting outside the offices of agriculture giant Monsanto as part of a national day to "shut down the corporations." The group was protesting in solidarity with Occupy Portland, which called for a national day of action to shut down corporations with ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council. According to Occupy Portland's Call to Action statement, ALEC "is a prime example of the way corporations buy off legislators and craft legislation that serves the interests of corporations and not people." D.C. Police Officer William Farr said early Wednesday that about 50 people came to Monsanto's offices at 13th and I streets and tried to block off the doors. Farr said that the protes...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24988.cfm

Tweets

omg got already?

straitstimes.com 01 Mar '12, 9am

Police arrested a 15-year-old male student on Thursday morning, apparently after a dispute broke out between him and his s...

Put your hack into it: Anonymous targets Monsanto via @grist

Put your hack into it: Anonymous targets Monsan...

grist.org 02 Mar '12, 10pm

Hack to the future: Anonymous targets Monsanto. Like most tech-world outsiders, I rarely know how seriously to take news a...

20 arrested as Occupy London protest evicted fr...

todayonline.com 28 Feb '12, 3pm

LONDON - Occupy London protesters were evicted from their encampment at St. Paul's Cathedral in London in an overnight ope...

Woman arrested for burning down 3,500-year-old tree

Woman arrested for burning down 3,500-year-old ...

grist.org 29 Feb '12, 3pm

Police became suspicious when they found that Barnes had taken cell phone pictures of the tree fire in progress and upload...

Please sign the Millions against #Monsanto peti...

organicconsumers.org 12 Mar '12, 11pm

Printable Truth-in-labeling Petition (PDF) Tell Obama's FDA to Label Genetically Engineered Foods Stop Frankenfish! Stop G...

Washington, DC Nightlife | Best Nightclubs in the Nation's Capital: The second and third floor house lounges and...

Washington, DC Nightlife | Best Nightclubs in t...

justluxe.com 01 Mar '12, 10pm

Washington, DC may seem like a serious city, but its people still like to have a good time. Judging by Technomic Inc. and ...

Hard to Believe: Monsanto Won

sustainablebusiness.com 28 Feb '12, 5pm

In early February, we reported that a Federal District Court judge agreed to hear oral arguments for a landmark lawsuit - ...

Demonstrators in Bangkok protest government eff...

todayonline.com 02 Mar '12, 1pm

BANGKOK - Demonstrators gathered in a central Bangkok park on Friday to protest at the Thai government's plan to amend the...

Drivers circumnavigating the Law with Smart phone App Smart Phone App Driver, Arrested in Washington

Drivers circumnavigating the Law with Smart pho...

The D.C. Taxicab Commission is wasting no time showing Uber, the hybrid taxi-limousine service, who’s boss. An Uber car wa...

How to Teach Your Boss About the Social World Outside of Facebook & Twitter

How to Teach Your Boss About the Social World O...

searchenginejournal.com 06 Mar '12, 5pm

Pinterest is the hottest social site around. If we jump on now, we’ll be just in time to catch floods of brand-new users i...

#F27: Let's Occupy Our Food Supply By Labeling GMOs | Care2 Causes

#F27: Let's Occupy Our Food Supply By Labeling ...

care2.com 27 Feb '12, 7pm

As I’ve said many times before, Occupy Wall Street is about more than, well, occupying Wall Street. Banks and politicians ...