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Monsanto Exposed for Trying to Hide 'Ugly History' By Ditching Its Name


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Monsanto Exposed for Trying to Hide 'Ugly History' By Ditching Its Name

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Agrochemical giant Monsanto—known for its power over food systems world-wide—recently suggested a name-change as part of a proposed corporate merger, in what critics say is a bald attempt to bury the poor human rights and environmental reputation associated with the company's brand.

Founded in St. Louis, Monsanto recently revealed that it would like to move its headquarters from the United States to the United Kingdom as part of a proposed merger with Swiss rival Syngenta.


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They could change their name to "School of the Americas". It might help some.


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They could also change their name to "1000 Nuns and Orphans".


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"You can run but you can't hide" Joe Louis


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Their real name was either Mondiablo (Devil's mountain) or Montemal (Mountain of Evil) but they registered it as Holy Mountain to throw us all off in the first place.


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Hugh Grant admitted that one of the biggest mistakes of his career was not to change the name a few years back. Apparently he was too cheap to shell out $25million for the re-branding.


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Blackwater is no longer taken!