Pt 3 of the Insignificant Trilogy. Green activists are controlling policy debates by denying other voices in stakeholder dialogue.
Tag: Age of Stupid
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 to Deal with Stupid: Part 2/10 – Social Media: How stupid gets its wings
The Age of Stupid has grown from social media, with anecodotes from non-experts repeated and reinforced, creating trust (and opportunity) among the vulnerable.
An Apology to my Great Grandchildren
After the Precautionary Purge and the ReReasonabilisation, we still leave our great grandchildren with a famished world. Time for an apology.
How to Deal with Stupid: Part 1/10 – Defining Stupid
Stupid is growing today via social media fear campaigns. How can we deal with it? Step 1: Define it
The Nobel Savage: Greenpeace’s Colonialist Ambitions
In 2013, Greenpeace inspired the destruction of Golden Rice trials. Today science declares their position as a crime against humanity.
Living in the Age of Stupid: How to comprehend Brexit, Trump and the Anti’s
Everyone keeps asking how is it possible? Simple: This is the age we are living in!
The Pesticide Industry’s Moral Dilemma
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!