Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: Big Ag

‘Break up Big Ag,’ says Sanders after egg giant posts 718%...

Sanders joined Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Katie Porter, and others in questioning Cal-Maine Foods' claim that an avian flu outbreak is to blame for soaring egg prices.

Pesticide industry ‘helped write’ disinformation playbook used by Big Oil and...

New analysis sheds light on key tactics Monsanto used to distort science and spin the narrative in defense of its herbicide product.

Why food prices are rising even more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuvKoe9Ilvo Monopolies are slowly killing rural America — and driving up the price you pay for food.

Big ag influence over UN Food Systems Summit criticized by green...

Industry-backed solutions and net zero targets are insufficient to slash agriculture’s emissions, some experts warn.

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

2020 Democratic presidential candidates want to break up big agriculture monopolies

The trend of consolidation in agribusiness is wiping out small farmers and influencing the food choices made to consumers.

When will we start applying the precautionary principle to the chemicals...

Agencies consistently place a far higher value on corporate profits than they do on the children of the world.

We must tame Big Ag to tame climate change

Our response to climate change should not be separated from those who work the land, and the soil.

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

$3 million earmarked for ‘government-controlled propaganda campaign to convince Americans GMOs...

"This is a really clear example of Big AG influencing policy."

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.