Monsanto

Monsanto Vs. The World – Myles Reviews

March 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

Monsanto Vs. The World brings nothing new to the table is full of the same parroted anti-GMO rhetoric that we have all heard a thousand times before. The only thing of interest brought up was one worrying aspect of the anti-agrotechnology movement that I have been reluctant to talk about – that some believe we should allow people to die to prevent over population. Indian farmer suicide rates Agent orange  The Seralini paper  Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of aspartame (E 951) as a [...]

Monsanto Vs. The World

March 19, 2016 // 2 Comments

Edited by Peter Anyone who knows me in real life knows that the past month or so has been a little on the challenging side. A few things have happened to me, but by far the most time consuming was having to find a new job after I was told that I was going to be made redundant. Because of this, I had no free time to do what I love the most – reading books with questionable conclusions that reference flawed, if not fraudulent, scientific papers. However, an opportunity to read one of the [...]

Is Glyphosate “Probably Carcinogenic to Humans” ?

December 3, 2015 // 4 Comments

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! JimTheEvo The League of Nerds | Podcast for the Modern Nerd! The League of Nerds Website The League of [...]

#103 – Chemtrails Why are They Spraying Us?

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Myles and James watch a sequel in the for of Why are they spraying us! The sequel to the critically panned What in The World are they Spraying on us, or WI-TWATS for short. Making a sequel is hard regardless of genre, even crazy conspiracy films. Why are they spraying us, gives us the cold opening, chemtrails exist and here is what they are doing. In a classic return to the tried and tested methods of conspiracy film making, everything is thrown at the audience in the hope that it stick [...]

#097 – Glyphosate Probably Doesn’t Cause Cancer

October 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 citations is of real concern and paints an unfair, potentially biased view on the safety of glyphosate. [...]

#094 – FOIA to Attack a Scientist

September 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Myles and James are joined once again by Kevin Folta to talk about the outcome from the FOIA requests. Kevin is being accused of being in the pocket of Big Agro for having a fund allowing him to engage the public about what the science actually says. Find more about Kevin here: http://www.talkingbiotechpodcast.com/ https://twitter.com/kevinfolta?lang=en [...]

Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want

September 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Let’s once more critique some of the more convincing arguments made in a speech given at the March Against Monsanto protest in London earlier this year. This time, let’s fact-check a speech given by Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want who, like others, was not just there to protest against the agrochemical and agricultural giant Monsanto – but genetic engineering in general. Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want MP Media – [...]

Fact Checking the London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Liz O’Neill of GM-Freeze

August 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

Earlier in the year, thanks to the wonderful people who have been supporting me thought patreon, I was able to take the train down to London to attend the annual March Against Monsanto (MAM) protest. Over the next few months, I plan to make a series of videos fact-checking some of the statements made by the protesters that allowed me to interview them, and those who gave speeches that day. I wanted to start on a high note with Liz O’Neil from GM-Freeze who, quite frankly, was a cut above the [...]

Fact Checking The London March Against Monsanto Protesters – Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want

August 18, 2015 // 5 Comments

Edited by Peter Let’s once more critique some of the more convincing arguments made in a speech given at the March Against Monsanto protest in London earlier this year. This time, let’s fact-check a speech given by Haidee-Laure Giles of War on Want who, like others, was not just there to protest against the agrochemical and agricultural giant Monsanto – but genetic engineering in general. Haidee began her speech by listing some of the questionable products and projects Monsanto had been [...]

#087 – Who’s afraid of BT Cotton with Fred Perlak from Monsanto

July 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

This week Myles and James are joined by Fred Perlak from Monsanto co. Fred was part of the original team that developed and later launched Bt cotton. Fred went on to be VP of Monsanto co in Hawaii and became a distinguished science fellow. We were lucky enough to get an hour of Fred’s time to ask him what ever we liked. A nice review written by Fred on the topic of BT Fred can be found here and he is on [...]