March Against Monsanto

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New York

On May 24th, more than 1,600 people participated in a global protest against Monsanto in New York City. People gathered in Union Square, many dressed as bees and carrying homemade signs.

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Video of comedian Lee Camp at Union Square:

We’re in the middle of a drop-down, drag-out bloody fucking war, and a lot of this country is too dumb and blissfully uneducated to even realize it. Just like a fishbowl, if you give us a little bit of food and a little plastic treasure chest or a chest of plastic treasures, then we will never even question that all our thoughts and all of our souls take place inside of a two-foot bowl. Time to start thinking outside of the regular paradigm.

Photo by Josie Lenwell

Photo by Josie Lenwell

Monsanto protestors make the rounds of local grocery stores in Taos, NM.

Washington, DC

In Washington, DC, a few hundred people gathered in front of the White House, then marched to the headquarters of Monsanto to protest.

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