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How Does Their Garden Grow? The Bitter Fruits of The Iraq Invasion

Feb 01, 2011 by

Bet you haven’t heard how Iraqi agriculture has been destroyed since the invasion—and how US agribusiness benefits.

That’s a huge story, and one you won’t see in the corporate-owned US media.

It’s a sad story, a tragedy, something that provides infinite perspective on the purposes and consequences of unnecessary war, and begins to explain why an invasion that made little sense has never been properly investigated. Answer: because so many big economic interests stood to gain. And the losers? Ordinary folks.

If this sounds to you a lot like what is unfolding right in the United States today, you’re not imagining things. But enough of this—let’s roll the clip. Click here to watch an excerpt from a coming documentary by Rick Rowley (brought to our attention by Brasscheck TV). And please, pass it along.

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