In today’s Europarl event on EU funding of NGOs, I presented a case study of how Friends of the Earth is abusing the Commission’s lack of scrutiny.
When an activist pretends to be a journalist and asks you questions, keep a copy and publish it so others can see the source.
An exposé into a secret meeting between NGOs and public officials who strategised how to use agri-tech company mergers to promote their pro-organic interests.
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
Imagine the EU funding NGOs to attack EU strategy; imagine NGOs under-reporting revenue and then giving public funds to other NGOs. Imagine there is no scrutiny of any of this.
Only in the Age of Stupid can NGOs like CEO push regulators to impose the precautionary principle on cooked food if we can’t prove it is not carcinogenic.
Getting thrown out of the Monsanto Tribunal was absurd; sustaining several days of personal attacks was obsessive compulsive. A personal journey into how activists control the message.
How can three activists in a room create enough noise to affect policy, the media and people’s lives? The people they represent are a tiny fraction of the people they affect. This is wrong!
Argumentum ad hominem is the tool you use when there is no science on your side. Is that why activists are using it so much today?
A blog from 2010 on how a transparency group is not very transparent. There are three and half years of comments and shared data from readers who found this hypocrisy fascinating.