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Standing Up for Science: 5 Facts About Our Food and Water on Earth Day


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Standing Up for Science: 5 Facts About Our Food and Water on Earth Day

Christian Detisch

This Saturday, Earth Day, The March for Science convenes on Washington, DC. Hundreds of satellite marches have also been organized around the world to take to the streets in the name of science.


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Yes,independent science not funded by corporations. Our government is so far up the corporate ass through election funding, academic research funding, the revolving doors between government and corporations, industry lobbies . . .

When corporations make the rules, they can't lose. "Got to have kaya now for the rain is falling. . ."


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Glyphosate (Roundup) is an herbicide, not a pesticide. A glance through https://www.quora.com/Is-it-true-that-there-is-no-scientific-consensus-on-the-safety-of-glyphosate-used-in-GMOs will have most reasonable people concerned with using the amount of this stuff that we do. But when battling for prudent environmental and public health policy against plenty of people who just trumpet the "low acute toxicity" part of Roundup - it is important to get the details right - calling it a pesticide makes it sound like you don't know what you are talking about.