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I received this email from Phil Chandler over at biobees and I think its worth a vote. There is quite a discussion going on at the Economist and I think we should get involved with the voting, it only takes a minute and they don't take any of your personal information.

Here's the email i received from Phil with the link:

Please - show the GM industry what you think of them with just one click - no sign up, name or email needed - just go here - http://tinyurl.com/3yk4xj6 and vote AGAINST the motion.

I suspect this has been worded in an attempt to ask a 'soft' question, which sounds harmless, so that people will be fooled into agreeing with it. But the fact is that GM and sustainable agriculture are NOT compatible, or complementary, as the very presence of GM in an open space means that organic and other non-GM crops will inevitably be contaminated. This is happening wherever GM crops are grown, and is well-documented. American farmers who were sold on GM ten years ago are now turning against it - listen to my podcast at http://biobees.libsyn.com for evidence of this.

Don't be fooled by industry propaganda: GM crops are TOTALLY INCOMPATIBLE with sustainable agriculture.

This is not a definitive survey, but it is run by The Economist and will be used by the media as 'evidence' one way or the other.

So please, if you care about keeping our food and our bees GM-free - VOTE AGAINST THIS MOTION - http://tinyurl.com/3yk4xj6 - they don't need your name or email address, and it only takes a second.

Thanks,
Phil Chandler
 

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The server housing the debate appears to be down, I keep getting a "down for maintenance" message. The direct link to the debate is here:

http://www.economist.com/debate/days/view/606

or if you go to the main page click the "Science and Technology" tab and you'll see in the second block down, center column, "economist debate"
 
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