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Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 7

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/39 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Challenging the Obesity System

David Wallinga, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wallinga, M.D.

For the past 35 years, U.S. farm policy has incentivized the production of a few commodity crops (like corn and soybeans), and the calories that come from them.

Study Shows Taxpayers Subsidizing Ethanol At $4.18 Per Gallon

Nathanael Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

The corn ethanol tax credit is a huge waste of money. We don't need an additional 1.4 billion gallons of corn ethanol or the deforestation that comes with it. And we sure as heck don't need to be spending $4.18 per gallon for it.

If the OPEC Cartel Is Being Tolerated, Why Not a Grain Export Association?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Given OPEC's success, given our tolerance of its activities, given its enormous cost to our society, why should we not, in our own self-interest and in an effort to level the playing field, follow its example?

The Top Ten for 2010 (Ingredients for a Healthy Life)

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

What if I told you it ain't that hard to make over your entire diet? And in a month, you'll be lighter, more rested, less stressed and have more vitality and energy?

Racing Toward a Roundup-Ready Food Future

Nancy Scola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Scola

What's clear from the new USDA numbers is how quickly the U.S. food supply is changing, whether we eaters like it or not.