Weapons of mass decepetion: false claims, corrupted science

Proponents of genetically engineered / modified (GE/GM, GMO) food often characterize the debate as one of science versus superstition. The implication is that those opposed to GE/GMOs are irrational anti-science cranks or they are misguided by religious ideas. In fact, most of . . . Continue reading →

US Health & Healthcare Undermined by Propaganda & Politics–Both Parties

An article in STAT News (Nov. 22) suggests that the FDA’s drug approval process and reliance on the “gold standard”will undergo “a seismic shift” in the Donald Trump administration. “Public health advocates are bracing for a seismic shift: a surrender of the agency’s rules . . . Continue reading →

How Monsanto Rigged the System: through Politics & Propaganda

A profit-enhancing policy trumps public safety & scientific integrity In the mid-1980s, the U.S. executive branch was persuaded that the biotechnology industry would boost the U.S. economy out of its doldrums. To accommodate this newly developing industry, the executive branch gave the . . . Continue reading →

The merger of two mega corporate rogues: Bayer & Monsanto

Fifty-four years after the publication of Rachel Carson’s clarion call, against a Silent Spring,  the pesticide sector of the agricultural industry is vastly energized by genetically engineered (GE) food crops. Behemoth monopolies are being forged by biotech corporate rogues who have deluged the farming . . . Continue reading →