The Monsanto Papers – Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice

1 March 2021 — USRTK

USRTK Research Director Carey Gillam’s new book is out now from Island Press and garnering glowing reviews. 

The St. Louis Post Dispatch calls Carey’s book “a fast-paced, engaging account of how Monsanto and Bayer’s fortunes changed dramatically in such a short span of time.” Read more reviews here

The Monsanto Papers is the inside story of Lee Johnson’s landmark lawsuit against Monsanto. For Lee, the case was a race against the clock, with doctors predicting he wouldn’t survive long enough to take the witness stand. For the eclectic band of young, ambitious lawyers representing him, it was a matter of professional pride and personal risk, with millions of their own dollars and hard-earned reputations on the line.

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 26 February 2021

26 February 2021 — Sustainable Pulse

Editors’ picks

COUNT DOWN: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race

In 2017, Dr. Shanna Swan and her research team made an alarming discovery: Western men have experienced a 50% decline in sperm counts over the past 40 years. How did this happen and what does this mean for our future? Dr. Swan came to her conclusions after examining 185 studies involving close to 45,000 healthy […]

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Bill Gates’ plans for our food systems will hurt Africa

25 February 2021  — USRTK

Food movements across Africa and hundreds of groups around the world are protesting Gates Foundation’s plans to transform African food systems. They say Gates’ efforts to push chemical-intensive industrial agriculture in Africa are harming, not helping, small farmers, communities and the climate.

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Westminster “breaking own rules” with genetically modified food consultation

24 February 2021 — Outline

Boris Johnson expressed a desire to change the law around genetically modified food on his first day in office

Boris Johnson expressed a desire to change the law around genetically modified food on his first day in office

THE London Government has been accused of breaking its own rules with its recently launched consultation on the introduction of genetically edited (GE) foods into the UK.

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 19 February 2021

19 February 2021 — Sustainable Pulse 

Editors’ picks

UK Supermarket Co-op Backs Strong Regulation of Gene-Edited Crops

In response to a civil society appeal for UK supermarkets to back strong regulation of new gene-edited crops and animals, the Co-op has made a clear statement of its support. The #NotInMySupermarket campaign is a response to the current UK government consultation on removing regulations and labelling from plants and animals in the food chain […]

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The WEF Agenda Behind Modi Farm Reform

17 February 2021 — Counter Currents

In September 2021 the UN will hold a Food Systems Summit. The aim will be to reshape world agriculture and food production in the context of the Malthusian UN Agenda 2030 “sustainable agriculture” goals. The recent radical farm laws from the government of Narenda Modi in India are part of the same global agenda, and it’s all not good.

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GMWatch mythbuster exposes UK government misinformation on gene editing

16 February 2021 — GMWatch

Gene Editing Misinformation

DEFRA’s evidence-free leaflet is a wish list for GMO boosters and misleads the public

UK farm and environment ministry DEFRA published an “Explainer” document on gene editing as a guide for members of the public who want to respond to the UK government’s consultation on its plan to deregulate gene editing. It may also have been meant to assist the media, as parts of the text also occur in DEFRA’s press release for the launch of the public consultation.

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OPINION: Don’t Stop at Big Tech—We Need to Bust Big Agriculture, Too

3 February, 2021 — Modern Farmer

Rob Larew and Diana Moss

A wave of consolidation has given a few large companies control of proprietary, multi-level systems of traits, seeds, agrochemicals and digital technology.

Beyond anticompetitive practices, rising concentration has implications for our national food security. – Photography by Marek Musil on Shutterstock

Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 5 February 2021

5 February 2021 — Sustainable Pulse

Editors’ picks

Farm Protests in India Are Writing the Green Revolution’s Obituary

In September 2020, India’s Narendra Modi government circumvented parliamentary procedures to push through three bills that eased restrictions on private players in agricultural markets. The move enraged farmers—especially in the northwestern state of Punjab, an epicenter of the Green Revolution since the 1950s. After protesting in vain for two months, tens of thousands of Punjab […]

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Bill Gates and Neo-Feudalism: A Closer Look at Farmer Bill

4 February 2021 — The Defender

Bill Gates has quietly made himself the largest owner of farmland in the United States. For a man obsessed with monopoly control, the opportunity to also dominate food production must seem irresistible.

"Gates has a Napoleonic concept of himself."

“Gates has a Napoleonic concept of himself, an appetite that derives from power and unalloyed success, with no leavening hard experience, no reverses.” — Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson, presiding judge in the Gates/Microsoft antitrust-fraud case

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