27 Jan '12, 7pm

Is There Any Hope For A Non-Genetically Modified Future in America, Or Africa?

Is There Any Hope For A Non-Genetically Modified Future in America, Or Africa?

In the past few days a number of interesting articles have been circulating, all discussing genetically modified crops and starkly different versions of the future of food. One one hand we have the state of affairs in the US. On the other we have the future Bill Gates would like to manifest in Africa, all in the supremely laudable goal of reducing poverty and hunger, which looks an awful like the current situation in America. It's not a pretty picture, for people, for farmers, for the planet. First, in an excellent and frankly a bit depressing article for Mother Jones , Tom Philpott says that agriculture in the US is at a crossroads. We (in the form of the USDA) say yes to Dow Chemical and Monsanto and their "herbicide-drenched" version of intensive agriculture. Or, if introduction of a new GM corn variety designed to be resistant to herbicide-resistant weeds can be stoppe...

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