All Views Articles for 2016-07-16

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Vandana Shiva
Avoid 'Miracle' Rice, Just Eat a Carrot!
Golden rice is a false miracle. It is a disease of nutritionally empty monocultures offered as a cure for nutritional deficiency. In fact, golden rice, if successful, will be 400% less efficient in...
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David Morris
How to Make a Political Revolution
On June 14th, North Dakotans voted to overrule their government's decision to allow corporate ownership of farms. That they had the power to do so was a result of a political revolution that occurred...
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David Korten
"Free" Trade? Fraud Alert
The deceptive branding behind corporatists' preference for the term "free trade" over simply "trade."
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Sam Pizzigati
Big Headlines for a Tiny Wage Hike
Billionaire banker Jamie Dimon says he's fighting inequality. If we take him seriously, the joke—and much worse—will be on us.
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Karen Hansen-Kuhn
Celebrating Common Sense?
Last week, there was a bit of good news on the trade front: on July 8, tobacco giant Philip Morris lost its ridiculous case against Uruguay’s cigarette labeling laws. In 2010, the multinational...
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Darrah Hall
Before They Were Hashtags
Alton Sterling and Philando Castile lost their lives to police brutality last week. While their deaths fit an all too familiar narrative for black men and women living in America, what we haven’t...
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