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University Study Laments “Just The Facts” Aren’t Enough To Convince Women Of GMO Safety

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze A recent series of focus groups conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide is now demonstrating two things clearly: first, that Big Ag is growing increasingly desperate in its attempts to convince average consumers to … Continue reading

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U.S. Gov’t. Says: ‘July 2015 was warmest month ever recorded for the globe’

Eric Zuesse To global-warming-deniers such as the Koch brothers and Exxon/Mobil, the news that was reported on 20 August 2015 must be just a ‘coincidence,’ but the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported then that July 2015 was “the … Continue reading

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Gallup Finds: Among Conservatives, Education Increases False Belief

Eric Zuesse 100% agreement among scientists does not exist on anything, not even on basic laws of physics; but there are some scientific topics where the degree of expert consensus is near 100%, and human-caused (or “anthropogenic”) global warming is … Continue reading

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How Science Died at the World Trade Center

Science has been misused for political purposes many times in history. However, the most glaring example of politically motivated pseudoscience—that employed by U.S. government scientists to explain the destruction of the World Trade Center (WTC)—continues to be ignored by many … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Take Much Land to Grow A Lot of Food

Perhaps time learning in a garden should be considered as important as time spent sitting in a classroom. The important national discussions about food security and hunger in America rarely seem to mention a critical fact: it doesn’t take much … Continue reading

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