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Debt-Ridden Puerto Rico a 'Corporate Welfare Paradise' for GMO Companies


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Debt-Ridden Puerto Rico a 'Corporate Welfare Paradise' for GMO Companies

Nika Knight, staff writer

An investigation by local journalist Eliván Martínez Mercado reveals that Puerto Rico has handed over hundreds of millions of dollars in public funds to multinational biotech corporations, such as Monsanto and Pioneer Hi Bred (now Dupont), even as the colonial territory's decade-long debt crisis forced


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It was strange to watch the delegation from Puerto Rico give their votes to Hillary Clinton and not Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton supported the deal to lower PR minimum wage to $4.25 hr and put wall street first in line to collect on bonds with outrageous interest rates. And Obama just signed off on this bill.


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The part where the Department of Agriculture considers Monsanto bona fide farmers, boils my blood. This is what republican, democrat leadership looks like. End this nightmare America: GO GREEN IN 2016!