Farmers, scientists, lawyers and indigenous seed keepers are fighting to protect the world’s natural food supply from extinction.
The 5,544-page text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership confirms that the agreement would be another step in the global capitalists' march to enslave us. Open, sustained revolt is our only option.
Nearly 70 percent of crops are pollinated by bees, and the flying insects are becoming endangered because of the use of toxic pesticides.
The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. But skeptics question the sudden push for legalization, which is largely funded by wealthy investors linked to Big Ag and Big Pharma.
The city joins six others on the West Coast that have sued the agrochemical giant for allegedly contaminating water sources with PCBs.
As foundations and wealthy individuals funnel money into global development, what "solutions" are they pursuing?
Despite what President Obama says, the TPP does indeed create a corporate end run around our laws.
As the Freedom of Information Act approaches its 50th year, it faces a disturbing backlash from scientists tied to the agrichemical company Monsanto and its allies.
A few years ago, a man named Paul Stamets made a discovery that has apparently had those in the pesticide business reeling ever since. Some executives from the industry have even gone so far as to call his finding “the most disruptive technology we have ever witnessed.”
A video roundtable hosted by Truthdig Assistant Editor Alexander Reed Kelly explains why the IMF, Europe and Western corporations don’t have the country’s best interests at heart.