The Bayer-Monsanto Merger: If Those Who Forget the Past are Doomed to Repeat it, the Future Looks Grim

Policeman waves away some of the hundreds of demonstrators who descended on the entrance to Monsanto’s world headquarters in the United States near St. Louis, MO. Photo: Orin Langelle, Creve Coeur, MO (2012) GJEP/PhotoLangelle.org Despite the dark, deadly past… Read More

Resistance In Tlaxcala, Mexico: Popular Struggles Against Capitalism

Luz Rivera Martinez (left) presents at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 28 November 2016 Tour organized by: Mexico Solidarity Network-based in Chicago-mostly work with immigrant communities around housing, education, work and more. Anti-capitalist organization. Looking at alternatives to capitalism…. Read More

Sonoma County Bans GMO Crops

A little good news out of the election mess: The Center for Food Safety celebrated a huge victory in Sonoma County, California, on Wednesday when voters approved a measure that will prohibit genetically engineered crops from being planted in the county. The… Read More

Monsanto Facing Public Trial for Ecocide and Violation of Farmers’ Rights

Announcing a public trial of Monsanto for ecocide and violation of farmers’ rights at the Monsanto Tribunal and the People’s Assembly in the Hague THE HAGUE – Navdanya,  the organization founded and led by Vandana Shiva, is co… Read More

Prominent Latin American Scientists Say Bill Gates’ Golden Rice Is a Total Failure

By Christina Sarich (*) (UR) Nobel Laureates who have been pushing the genetically modified organism agenda deep into scientific circles are being lambasted by a group called the Union of Latin American Scientists Committed to Society and Nature (UCCSN-AL)…. Read More

CRISPR, Gene-editing and Mutation Breeding: Questions and Answers

For a detailed list of critiques, articles and reports addressing the potential dangers and risks of these emerging GE technologies, please click here Via Greenpeace Q: What is gene-editing? A: Gene-editing covers a range of new laboratory techniques… Read More

Biodiversity, GMOs, Gene Drives and the Militarized Mind

Originally published on CommonDreams.org By Vandana Shiva   “Amaranth, Amaranto, love-lies-bleeding, tassel flower, Joseph’s coat, or ramdana (gods own grain) is the grain of well-being,” Shiva writes. (Photo: Elizabeth Weller/flickr/cc) A recent report from the National Academy of Science of… Read More

The Earth’s Energetic Imbalance and GE Trees

One of the major driving forces for GE Tree development is their future use for bioenergy–either burned directly as biomass or digested for the production of liquid biofuels. Many argue this is the solution to our energy needs… Read More

Earth Minute: Federal judge strikes down GMO moratorium in Maui

On June 30, a federal judge in Maui struck down that county’s moratorium on the cultivation of GMOs. This is the third of three challenges to county laws in Hawaii restricting GMOs. In each case, the court held… Read More

Spinning Food: New report exposes how industry front groups are spending millions to shape the story of food

The Friends of The Earth’s new report, “Spinning Food,” investigates how Big Food and agrochemical corporations are deliberately misleading the public — and reporters — on facts about industrial agriculture and organic and sustainable food production. “Taking their cues… Read More