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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India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime

US retail giant Walmart bought 77 per cent stake in Indian online website Flipkart in a $16 billion deal. India does not allow retail monoplies like Walmart to enter Indian market. Walmart’s acquisition of Flikart is seen as a back door entry which may put thousands of small vendors out of business. ~by Angela Ferrao an independent editorial cartoonist. by[…]

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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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