Thursday, November 6, 2014

Election Bang: Maui bans GMO crops

They got into Monsanto’s face. They accused Monsanto/Dow of spreading poison.

They didn’t say, “You have a right to know what’s in your food and we’re all nice people, and reasonable people have a right to disagree.”

They hit it hard.

The Maui SHAKA Movement and voteyesmaui.org and other activists won by a very narrow margin—and instituted a temporary ban on new Monsanto/Dow GMO crops in Maui County.

Their corporate opposition spent $300 for every vote they got. And lost.
***Read full article here***

1 comment:

Noor al Haqiqa said...

Their attitude is perfect. None of this "let me choose between being poisoned or not being poisoned". It really is a lame choice when no choice should be necessary!

This proactive approach is beyond common sense and obviously works. The campaign suggestions excellent.

"In your face" seems to have been highly effective for them.