The War on Weed Part II: Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push for Corporate Cannabis

California’s “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (AUMA) is a voter initiative characterized as legalizing marijuana use. But critics warn that it will actually make access more difficult and expensive, squeeze home growers and small farmers out of the market, heighten criminal sanctions for violations, and open the door to patented, genetically modified (GMO) versions that […]

As the War on Weed Winds Down, Will Monsanto Be the Big Winner?

The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. Research shows that this natural plant, rather than posing a deadly danger to health, has a wide range of therapeutic benefits. But skeptics question the sudden push for legalization, which is largely funded by wealthy investors linked to Big […]

Monsanto, the TPP, and Global Food Dominance

“Control oil and you control nations,” said US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the 1970s.  “Control food and you control the people.” Global food control has nearly been achieved, by reducing seed diversity with GMO (genetically modified) seeds that are distributed by only a few transnational corporations. But this agenda has been implemented at grave cost to our health; […]

California Water Wars: Another Form of Asset Stripping?

In California’s epic drought, wars over water rights continue, while innovative alternatives for increasing the available water supply go untapped. Wars over California’s limited water supply have been going on for at least a century. Water wars have been the subject of some vintage movies, including the 1958 hit The Big Country starring Gregory Peck, […]

Past Speaking Engagements

–2014– 804. Dec. 30, interview with Clyde Lewis, Ground Zero radio show 8 pm PST 803. Dec. 23, interview with James Corbett, The Corbett Report. Listen here . 802. Dec. 21, Interview with Stephen Golden, Defending the American Dream, KABC, Los Angeles. Listen here . 4 pm PST 801. Dec. 15, interview on The Bev […]

Speaking

Older Interviews and Presentations — 2007 thru 2014   January 2015 to the present: see home page, righthand column. –2014– 804. Dec. 30, interview with Clyde Lewis, Ground Zero radio show 8 pm PST 803. Dec. 23, interview with James Corbett, The Corbett Report. Listen here . 802. Dec. 21, Interview with Stephen Golden, Defending […]