Reining in powerful Big Ag conglomerates is more than just a question of economics. It may be a question of the survival of life on this planet… Read More The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet
Three companies to control 60% of world’s seed and pesticide markets.… Read More The Oligopolization of Food Supply Hits a Snag
One of Germany’s largest companies is trying to buy Monsanto, which changes everything… Read More The EU (with Help from Germany) just Made Monsanto’s Day
NAFTA 2.0 gets complicated… Read More Uncertainty Hits American Farmers and Mexican Consumers
New documents confirm what many had long suspected: Monsanto has an entire internal corporate program (appropriately entitled “Let Nothing Go”) employing an army of internet trolls who spam the company’s propaganda on every social media post, forum and online comment board where its products and practices are being discussed. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg… Read More Inside Monsanto’s Secret Documents
According to a recent review of existing scientific data, foods with high levels of pesticides may compromise brain health and lower IQs… Read More If You Already Switched to Organic Food, Here’s Some Good News for You
Around 70% of the world’s agro-chemicals and more than 60% of commercial seeds could soon be controlled by three companies… Read More Opposition Rises to Planned Agribusiness Mega-Mergers
Newly unsealed court documents released earlier today seemingly reveal a startling effort on the part of both Monsanto and the EPA to work in concert to kill and/or discredit independent, albeit inconvenient, cancer research… Read More Revealed: Monsanto Colluded With EPA, Was Unable To Prove Roundup Does Not Cause Cancer
The lawsuit alleges that Monsanto’s “Roundup” weed killer (now officially the most used agricultural chemical of all time!) is responsible for the non-Hodgkin lymphoma of thousands of people across the U.S. alone… Read More Monsanto and EPA on the Hot Seat in Cancer Trial
Superweeds are literally choking GMO plants to death across the US Midwest farm belt and that should send a very real signal that nature abhors GMOs and their toxic weed-killing chemicals… Read More Nature’s Revenge: Will Superweeds Choke GMO to a Timely Death in USA?
Public pressure, the objections of several EU states and an EU-wide petition signed by more than one million EU citizens demanding an end to glyphosate use as well as a letter of protest signed by almost one hundred leading scientists to EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner (also known as DG SANTE) Vytenis Andriukaitis, were ignored.… Read More Did Bayer AG do a Sly Deal on Glyphosate with EU Commission?
A butterfly effect says that “a small change in one state of a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences in a later state,” or that small causes may have large effects. That’s tied to the reality that every part of our Cosmos is interconnected. Such, I believe, will be the “butterfly effect” of a recent decision by the government of China’s northeastern Heilongjiang Province that can give huge impetus to Russia-China trade and economic development and to events far beyond.… Read More China and the Butterfly Effect