Posts Tagged ‘gmo’

GMO: Sowing False Hope with Monumental Hubris

GMO: Sowing False Hope with Monumental Hubris

How has a technology as novel as genetic engineering so swiftly become a central component of global food and fiber production?

From USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: A Failure to Communicate

From USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: A Failure to Communicate

Four years into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, some Americans are losing confidence that the conventional wisdom at our disposal, whether liberal or conservative, is capable of restoring the financial security and opportunity we once enjoyed.

Farmers v. Monsanto: An Army of Davids Take On Goliath

Farmers v. Monsanto: An Army of Davids Take On Goliath

The future world’s food supplies may well be decided in America’s courts.

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler is well-educated in a formal academic sense, and also from a lifetime of work planting, breeding, and cataloging his vast collection of open pollinated seeds.

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler is a public domain organic seed breeder, and is often regarded as the founding father of the organic seed movement.