Getting the Dow Chemical Company to stop making the incendiary gel Napalm B for use in Vietnam became a priority for the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) when the Ann Arbor chapter launched a protest campaign against the Michigan- based company in August 1966. Six months later, the Madison SDS steps up. Tuesday morning, February […]
Mayor Paul Soglin was one of the students who led the charge against Dow Chemical recruiting on UW-Madison’s campus. The protest against the company for manufacturing Napalm used in the Vietnam War marked a turning point in Soglin’s career, and he says, in Madison history. “I think the protest was successful in terms of changing […]
Two of the top three companies involved with farm seed and chemicals, Dow Chemical and Dupont, are attempting a merger. Patrick Woodall from Food & Water Watch, describes the issues to farmers and consumers should these two companies be allowed to merge.