A megamerger between two of the world’s biggest agricultural corporations looms on the horizon. The seed and pesticide giant Monsanto is inching closer to uniting with the German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer—a consolidation that could spell disaster for farmers, pollinators, and affordable, healthy food. Here’s why the Monsanto-Bayer merger is a toxic relationship: One-Stop Shopping for Increased Pesticide Use When … Continue reading What Would a Monsanto-Bayer Merger Really Grow?
Factory farmed chicken has been identified as the food responsible for the greatest number of foodborne illnesses, thanks to the presence of pathogenic bacteria, many of which are resistant to antibiotics. Now, testing reveals chicken and other meats may also contain drugs that are banned for use in food animals. As reported by Consumer Reports,1 drugs … Continue reading Banned Drugs Found in Your Meat
In August, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley published their findings that wild green “weeds” growing in abundance in the poor, urban areas of San Francisco, California contain more nutrition than grocery store produce, even despite the drought in California. About nine city blocks worth of wild greens were collected from three separate areas by the … Continue reading Weeds Growing in Poor Urban Areas More Nutritious than Grocery Store Produce
Apparently, it’s a cosmic law that whatever the government wages war against mysteriously becomes exponentially worse. Take drugs, for example. After decades of a brutal and destructive international war, drugs just keep on becoming more prevalent and more dangerous. But the drug war is part of the zeitgeist, and so we have that strange and … Continue reading The Diabolical Truth About Mass-Market Cocaine
Plastic has become an incredibly harmful convenience, now threatening environmental and human health alike, and in more ways than one. There’s the issue of bulk plastics in our landfills, where it will remain indefinitely since most plastic does not biodegrade,1 and microplastics — microscopic pieces of degraded plastic — which now choke waterways across the … Continue reading Tests reveal most bottled water contains microplastic pollution
Information is only valuable if it can be used to advance your life in some meaningful way. If it doesn’t serve that purpose, then it is just a distraction from living. And the crux of the matrix is distraction. When you’re distracted from creating and living a meaningful and positive life, the matrix wins. When … Continue reading Have You Spiritually Outgrown the Matrix Yet?
Glyphosate is Monsanto’s flagship herbicide, appearing in hundreds of agricultural and gardening products, and although it has been linked to cancer and other serious health issues including birth defects and degenerative diseases, the FDA appears to be withholding the fact that this poison is contaminating many of the foods in your pantry. Glyphosate has been … Continue reading The FDA is Withholding the Fact that Foods in Your Pantry are Laced with Toxic Weedkiller