Living in Epoch-Defining Times: Food, Agriculture and the New World Order

by Colin Todhunter, published on Countercurrents, January 6, 2022 Farmerless farms manned by driverless machines, monitored by drones and doused with chemicals to produce commodity crops from patented genetically engineered seeds for industrial ‘biomatter’ to be processed and constituted into something resembling food. Data platforms, private equity firms, e-commerce giants and AI-controlled farming systems. This is the future that big agritech[…]

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Challenging the Flawed Premise Behind Pushing GMOs into Indian Agriculture

by Colin Todhunter, published on Countercurrents, January 17, 2020 A common claim is that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are essential to agriculture if we are to feed an ever-growing global population. Supporters of genetically engineered (GE) crops argue that by increasing productivity and yields, this technology will also help boost farmers’ incomes and lift many out of poverty. Although in[…]

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