Glyphosate

Common Dreams staff
After a six-year halt, Colombia plans to restart the toxic aerial spraying of glyphosate on coca crops as early as next month—drawing "most welcome" support from U.S. President Joe Biden and sharp criticism from 150 regional experts.
Experts: “The recently announced decision sends an unfortunate message to the Colombian people that your administration is not committed to abandoning the ineffective and damaging war on drugs internationally."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Protesters in Mexico City on May 19, 2018 call for Monsanto to get out of Mexican agriculture. (Photo: Jesus Alvarado/dpa via Getty Images)
"We're seeing more and more how the pesticide industry uses the U.S. government...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
The federal government has failed to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the monarch butterfly, despite a 90% drop in population this century. (Photo: John Flannery/Flickr/cc)
"The immediate answer is two things. One, we restore a lot of habitat. And two...

Further

Biotech behemoth Monsanto may control much of the world's food supply, but they have yet to beat the "face of corporate evil" rap they've been handed by many of the 80 million millennials who constitute their future consumer base - and who may or may not like their fresh-faced babies' formula seasoned with glyphosate. Thus, meet Vance Crowe, Monsanto's slick new Director of Millennial Engagement, who says, actually, it's all good (if genetically engineered.)