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?
The Age of Stupid has grown from social media, with anecodotes from non-experts repeated and reinforced, creating trust (and opportunity) among the vulnerable.
After the Precautionary Purge and the ReReasonabilisation, we still leave our great grandchildren with a famished world. Time for an apology.
Stupid is growing today via social media fear campaigns. How can we deal with it? Step 1: Define it
In 2013, Greenpeace inspired the destruction of Golden Rice trials. Today science declares their position as a crime against humanity.
Everyone keeps asking how is it possible? Simple: This is the age we are living in!
As I continue to migrate my site, this is my favourite blog from 2015. It looks at how the pesticide industry is restricted by its internal codes of ethical conduct that will not allow them to attack competitors, while the organic industry and NGOs have no issue with lying and spreading fear about pesticides. Industry (and society) will lose, but with integrity!