Alert! Radio #166 -
Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator of Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) talks about Monsanto's new plant breeding program at the University of Manitoba and reviews the impact of genetically modified crops over the past decade. Richard Sanders, coordinatior of the Ottawa-based Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade, talks about the failed NATO mission in Afghanistan and predicts that its role there will not end in 2014. Roland Penner, former Attorney General of Manitoba, talks about the highly secretive RCMP espionage operation and internment plan known as PROFUNC (PROminent FUNCtionaries of the Communist Party), which was established in 1950 and ran for over 30 years. The plan to round up 50,000 Canadians believed to be communist sympathizers was exposed on the CBC's Fifth Estate in October of the year.
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