Over the past year or so there have been talks about a merger between GMO giant Monsanto and Bayer. This merger would bring together two of the bigger GMO seed producer creating one huge company with one of the most corrupt and disturbing pasts. Of course The Young Turks did a video on just to help the nation see how horrible this merger may turn out to be.
Bayer Corporation (the aspirin people) have developed a group of pesticides called "neonics". They kill bees. Bayer is a German company, but in Germany and the rest of the European Union, these pesticides aren't allowed around food growing areas. But the US does -what's wrong with this picture????? The Case of the Vanishing Honey Bee: Pesticides and the Perfect Crime | Earthjustice
The invention of heroin -- here portrayed as a "sedative for coughs" comparable to aspirin in this circa 1900 advertisement by Bayer -- did not immediately produce outcries from law enforcement and anti-drug crusaders. It was initially a legal and fairly widely prescribed medicine; indeed the very name "Heroin" is in fact a trademark held under copyright by the Bayer Corporation.
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Herbert Bayer Illustration 2 Paired with quote by Alfred North Whitehead. From a series "Great Ideas of Western Man" by Container Corporation of America (1950 -1975). Image from the book "Great Ideas" published by Container Corp. in 1976