“Monsanto [is] a company so widely detested that a week rarely passes without at least one protest against its power and its products occurring somewhere in the world.” (Vandana Shiva) When asked about the points of criticism of his company’s aggressive marketing of toxic pesticides/ herbicides (Roundup) and genetically engineered/modified (GE, GM,GMO) seeds (Roundup Ready),…

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The corruption of nutrition science goes back 50 years when the sugar industry bribed Harvard scientist Public health and nutrition policies that are claimed to be “science-based” are most often shaped by industry-paid academic scientists who deliver findings favorable to their corporate benefactors. “If, as seems increasingly likely, the nutritional advice on which we have…

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In his article in the BMJ, “Psychiatry in crisis? Dr. Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ (British Medical Journal) summarizes the message delivered by several speakers at a meeting also convened in June 2016. This meeting took place in Leiden, the Netherlands; it focused on some of psychiatry’s serious failings and it was attended…

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