Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

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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Address the Global Public Health Crisis: Ban Glyphosate Now!

by Colin Todhunter, published on Countercurrents, September 6, 2021 Glyphosate is usually marketed as Roundup and paired with GMO seeds from Monsanto, recently bought out by Bayer, another multinational purveyor of toxins.   Farmers spray massive quantities of this deadly substance which attacks your kidneys and liver and causes cancer, on their crops.   It is marketed to homeowners, landlords and businesses[…]

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GMO Agriculture and the Narrative of Choice

Spraying Monsanto Roundup GE Agriculture, GMO by Colin Todhunter, originally published on CounterPunch The pro-GMO lobby claim critics of the technology ‘deny farmers choice’. They say that farmers should have access to a range of tools and technologies. It is all about maximising choice and options. Taken at face value, who would want to deny choice? At the same time,[…]

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