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Brazilians protest corrupt government, demand resignations; Americans still complacent with U.S. corruption

By Heyes: (NaturalNews) It is said that people will get the kind of government they tolerate, no matter what sort of system they initially adopt. For an increasing number of Brazilians, however, their tolerance has run out; apparently, they can only take so much corruption.

water Brazil, mega-city of 20 million, to run out of water in one month

By Heyes: (NaturalNews) The Western United States is not the only region of the world that is currently suffering under chronic drought conditions. The largest country in South America -- Brazil -- is also experiencing drought, and its biggest city is two months away from running out of water entirely.

As reported by Reuters, the Brazilian mega-city of Sao Paulo, where 20 million people reside, has about one month's worth of a guaranteed water supply, as city officials have begun tapping into the second of three emergency reserves.

Reuters further noted:

Brazil on verge of violent regional wars over water rights - a sign of global trends

By Benson:(NaturalNews) Persistent drought conditions that simply won't relent, according to new reports, have sparked something of a water war in Brazil, which oddly enough has more water resources than any other country in the world.

The two largest cities in the South American powerhouse, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, are currently fighting over rights to a water source that sits between them. Rio de Janeiro has long relied on the Jaguari reservoir to supply its own citizens, but now Sao Paulo wants in on the action.

Glyphosate herbicide should be banned, Brazil's public prosecutor says


Brazil's federal public prosecutor has requested that the Justice Department immediately suspend use of glyphosate, which is the most widely used herbicide in the country and a primary element of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide brand.

Brazilian activists launch petition to stop approval of GMO 'Terminator' seeds


In today's globally connected economic environment, entire governments can be infiltrated by industry insiders who seek to further their business agenda. It's easy for government safety boards and commissions to be coerced into supporting a corporation's high-dollar demands. It's now very easy for corporations to conspire globally to take advantage of expanding markets in agriculture. Follow the money.

Brazilian activists launch petition to stop approval of GMO 'Terminator' seeds


In today's globally connected economic environment, entire governments can be infiltrated by industry insiders who seek to further their business agenda. It's easy for government safety boards and commissions to be coerced into supporting a corporation's high-dollar demands. It's now very easy for corporations to conspire globally to take advantage of expanding markets in agriculture. Follow the money.