Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag: GMOs

Coalitions of agriculture outsiders tackle powerful Agribiz insiders

Farmers, scientists and consumers are fighting back, and global health agencies are responding to the threats.

Here’s how many health problems improved when people stopped eating so...

An overwhelming majority of people reported that their conditions were significantly improved, nearly gone or completely recovered.

Monsanto’s in trouble again: Mega corp faces class action suit over...

Legal aid lawyers and experts say cases they see are a small sample of all the violations that occur.

4 signs we’re winning the battle against Monsanto

It’s no wonder Monsanto can’t wait to hand over the keys to Bayer. Things are getting messy. For consumers and environmentalists, it’s a beautiful mess.

Monsanto targets cancer scientist in flawed Reuters story

The story fails to disclose several key pieces of information.

7,000 Kansas farmers vs. Syngenta over GMO corn dispute

“Every bushel of corn grown in this country is worth less today than it would have been had Syngenta” waited for China to approve the product.

Beyond organic: How regenerative farming can save us from global catastrophe

“Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the health crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy.”

Next generation of GMOs escapes regulation

There is virtually no regulation of GMOs 2.0 techniques in the U.S.

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

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

Field test of GMO algae sparks outrage

Billions of taxpayer dollars have been invested in developing algae biofuels that have yet to be commercially viable.

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Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.
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Ending the punishment of poverty: Supreme Court rules against high fines & civil asset...

On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

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