You can lead journalists to a scandal, but how do you get them to drink?
How to Kill Dialogue
Pt 3 of the Insignificant Trilogy. Green activists are controlling policy debates by denying other voices in stakeholder dialogue.
Naturopathic Cult Populism
A wave of anti-vaxx, pro-organic, alternative medicine populists are leading us over a cliff.
Glyphosate in the Age of Stupid
How could a band of 50 activists manage to handcuff EU policy, destroy trust in science and affect the lives of 12 million EU farmers?
How “Organic” is a Marketing Concept
The Risk-Monger’s list of six marketing tricks that have built the organic industry business empire.
Glypho-nicotinoids and “Junck-Science”: Who is Really Responsible for EU Food Safety Regulations?
Junck-science: the art of creating scientific disagreement so that undesired evidence and facts can be ignored and kept out of the policy process for as long as possible.
GlyphoSafe: Eight points for European Commissioner Andriukaitis on Glyphosate
Here is how Commissioner Andriukaitis needs to act following ECHA’s decision that glyphosate is safe!
My secret exchange on neonics with the European Commission
When an FOIA request was made for my email exchange with the EU on neonics, I thought I should share them in a blog. Enjoy!
The Risk-Monger’s Top 10 Worst Moments of 2016: The Year of Stupid!
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
How to Deal with Stupid, Part 4/10: The Activist Playbook: How Stupid Keeps Winning
Stupid can win if it is clever. NGOs have developed an Activist Playbook – a means to take stupid ideas and strategically implement a campaign to successfully affect policy.
Stupid Spelt Backwards: Acrylamide
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.
Hail to the Tweet: Tribalism and America’s First Social Media President
Trump took advantage of social media to create a view of the world that could be sold to a large audience. As we drift deeper into the Age of Stupid, we need to quickly adapt to this communications technology.