Monsanto - History of USA's Monster

In this two part piece on Monsanto titled: "The Empire Files," Abby Martin sheds light on the dark and scandalous history of Monsanto by chronicling it's rise to power, the collusion of its crimes by the US government, and highlighting the serious danger it puts us in today. If you weren't aware of it - it can be shocking to see just how many high ranking US officials have very close ties with the Monsanto corporation.  Recently, the World Health Organization has recently upgraded Monsanto's main product glyphosate (found in RoundUp) as carcinogenic to humans. With protests against the agrochemical giant held in over 40 countries in May, learn why the global movement against Monsanto is of critical importance to our future.