Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: Big Ag

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.

Big Ag Fights to the Bitter End to Keep Pesticide From...

“So it comes as no surprise that Big Ag will fight to the bitter end to keep its grip on pesticides and other outdated and environmentally risky tools.”

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

Is Pelosi preparing to drop a bombshell on the Senate impeachment trial?

We have no way of knowing what Pelosi will do, we can only speculate and hope that she does something that will prove to the American people that he is guilty as charged.