Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Big Ag

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."

The Corporate Food Industry Continues to Fight Animal Reforms

Big food fighting FDA when it comes to food and animal safety.

The War on Weed Part II: Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push...

Why are powerful corporations, like Monsanto, suddenly backing the legalization of cannabis?

Putting Free Speech Out to Pasture

A small-town cartoonist in Iowa got the boot when he offended a Big Ag giant.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.