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No, a New Paper Does Not Show That Glyphosate Is Harming Honey Bees

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New study published in reputable journal finds that Monsanto’s global weedkiller harms #HoneyBees. The paper ‘#Glyphosate perturbs the gut microbiota of honey bees’ reports that bees fed glyphosate at concentrations chosen to mimic environmental levels lose beneficial gut bacteria, which then leaves them vulnerable to deadly infections. Glyphosate, arguably the world’s most hated chemical ...

Glyphosate Is Not Harming Honey Bees Gut Microbiota

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New study published in reputable journal finds that Monsanto’s global weedkiller harms honey bees. The paper ‘Glyphosate perturbs the gut microbiota of honey bees’ reports that bees fed glyphosate at concentrations chosen to mimic environmental levels lose beneficial gut bacteria, which then leaves them vulnerable to deadly infections. Glyphosate, arguably the world’s most hated chemical ...

Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – The WHO’s U-Turn on Glyphosate

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It’s that time of year again where people from all walks of life come together in large cities around the world to publicise their ignorance about a technology they oppose, but know very little about. I am, of course, talking about those who attended the rather misleadingly named March Against Monsanto protests this weekend. The reason I say these events have a rather misleading name is because ...

Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – The World Health Organisations U-Turn on Glyphosate

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It’s that time of year again where people from all walks of life come together in large cities around the world to publicise their ignorance about a technology they oppose, but know very little about. I am, of course, talking about those who attended the rather misleadingly named March Against Monsanto protests this weekend. The reason I say these events have a rather misleading name is ...

Is Glyphosate “Probably Carcinogenic to Humans” ?

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In May 2015 a body within the World Health Organisation (WHO) called the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) declared that Glyphosate (the key ingredient in Roundup) was probably carcinogenic. In this video Myles is joined by James, fellow co-host of the podcast The League of Nerds, to critique the findings of the IARC. Original IS GLYPHOSATE PROBABLY CARCINOGENIC? PROBABLY NOT! ...

#097 – Glyphosate Probably Doesn’t Cause Cancer

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Myles and James review the recent report from the WHO’s IARC devision on glyphosate. In May 2015 the IARC released a press release detailing their findings on 5 herbicides, one being glyphosate, the active ingredient in roundup. This report is a shockingly poor example of scientific reporting and is written in such a manner to mislead the readers. The authors use of words and lack of ...

Capitalising on Corona – David Icke and 5G Conspiracies – #2

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Welcome to the second instalment of Capitalising on Corona, the series in which I expose the parasitic profiteers who are using the ongoing pandemic to push their agenda and sell their snake-oil. With a quarter of the world’s population currently in lockdown, time has never been better for these frauds, as they desperately try to shoehorn their particular flavour of conspiracy and quackery into ...

Capitalising on Corona – Vandana Shiva – #1

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In recent months, quacks and charlatans of all kinds have been rubbing their hands with glee, as a novel coronavirus – which at this moment in time has no vaccine or specific treatment – brings the world to its knees. In an attempt to capitalise on this pandemic, these self-proclaimed experts both rely on, and amplify, the general public’s growing angst, whilst simultaneously shoehorning in ...

The Non-GMO Project EXPOSED!!!

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Whether on a box of cereal, carton of eggs, or on the side of a chocolate bar, labels like “organic”, “free-range”, and “gluten free” are everywhere these days. They are, at least according to the manufacturers, there to help consumers make an informed decision when it comes to their purchases. One label that recently has seen a meteoric rise in usage is the “Non-GMO Project ...

Is Atrazine Turning The Freakin’ Frogs Gay!? – #2

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As I said in my previous blog post, the story of the gay frogs, at its core, is the story of how lazy journalists helped charlatans to become victims so that they can circumvent the scientific method and directly scare the public. It’s a story that started with the publication of research that showed a herbicide negatively affected amphibian development, and ended with sexually explicit and ...

Is Atrazine Turning The Freakin’ Frogs Gay?! – #1

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Online, I have developed a reputation for defending the defenceless, protecting the disenfranchised corporations that have been abandoned by their very own consumers: the synthetic pesticide producers, the large pharmaceutical companies, and the artificial food additive conglomerates. As you can imagine, this has led a lot of people to believe that I am a shill, because why else would I be ...

Six Degrees of Pseudoscience

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Those who make a living spreading bullshit and misinformation are a very small incestuous group. What I always find fascinating is that when I find a new pseudoscience proponent to shoot down with cold, hard logic, and indisputable facts, they are always in some way connected to someone else I have previously talked about.  1 – Gilles-Éric Séralini – Author of the highly ...

More Nonsense Published on the Young Turks Channel

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Last year, Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian of the Young Turks published a video reporting on a class action lawsuit filed against Monsanto by people claiming the company failed to warn consumers about the risk of cancer associated with their herbicide, Roundup. As you can imagine, accurately reporting on such a controversial and emotionally charged topic requires a good understanding of the subject, ...

Top Ten Myles Power F**k-Ups

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It has been well over two years since I last made a video correcting ten mistakes made on my YouTube channel. I would like to think this length of time is a reflection of the amount of research and fact checking that goes into every single video, but the truth is that another correction video is well overdue. Luckily for me, my audience loves nothing more than pointing out inconsistencies, ...

Kyle Kulinski: Another Lazy YouTuber

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Like the Young Turks, Kyle has found himself an inflammatory blog post, this time by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), which tells the story of an ‘escalating legal battle’ between Monsanto and the people who believe that they got cancer from exposure to glyphosate whilst spraying weeds on farms, orchards, and lawns. The blog also reports that the law firm representing these people (Baum, ...