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Brilliant Documentary Bitter Seeds Illuminates Plight of the Indian Farmer

Leslie Hassler | Posted 11.29.2012 | New York
Leslie Hassler

Bitter Seeds shows us how little we know about genetically modified seeds. But farmers have an advocate in quantum physicist and activist Vandana Shiva, India's leading opponent of genetic modification and the patenting of seeds.

Suicidal Farmers on Film

George Heymont | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

At the 2012 San Francisco International Film Festival, a series of films documented foreign farmers driven to suicide by their failure to pay off their debts. Watching wealthy Americans handle debt only reaffirms the rigged system.