Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: GMOs

Mexico contemplates use of GMO corn in animal feed

Mexico is currently the biggest foreign market for U.S. GMO yellow corn.

With nation distracted by public health and economic crises, Trump moves...

"It's a no-brainer that this kind of pesticide-intensive agriculture shouldn't be allowed on public lands that are critical to wildlife conservation and preservation of the unique ecosystems of the southeastern U.S."

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.

POPULAR

Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?