Tag: Brandon Turbeville

EU Nations Fight to Ban Glyphosate, Monsanto Threatened By EU Decision

By Brandon Turbeville As the European Union dominates the news headlines across the world, the Brexit is not the only controversy brewing in Europe. Never known for its democratic values, European nations have nevertheless refused to back an extension of the use of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup – a decision that could…

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DARK Act Passes Senate Committee, A Coup For Big Ag Corporations

By Brandon Turbeville On Tuesday June 23rd, it was reported that the Senate’s Agriculture Committee had reached a deal on GMO food labeling and what is essentially a slightly modified version of what clean food proponents have labeled the DARK Act (Denying Americans the Right to Know Act). Senators, corporations and the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association…

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Russia Officially Bans GMOs, Predicts Total Domestic Food by 2020

By Brandon Turbeville As Monsanto and Big Ag takes a beating around the world (except for the U.S.), Russia has dealt another blow to the multi-national corporation. The Russian State Duma has recently passed a bill banning both the import and production of genetically modified foods. While the United States moves forward with its attempts…

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NY Residents Test Off The Charts For Dangerous Drinking Water Toxin

By Brandon Turbeville In early June at least two residents in the small upstate New York village, Hoosick Falls, were tested to have 50 times the national average of the toxic chemical PFOA (perflurooctanoic acid). Harold and Marion Stevens told News 10 ABC TV that their numbers were 159 and 104 mcg per liter respectively. The nationwide…

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Germany Bans Fracking But There’s a Hitch

By Brandon Turbeville After years of discussion and debate, Germany’s Coalition Government has finally agreed to ban shale gas fracking. While some are hailing the decision and praising the new policy others do not believe the law goes far enough. The question of fracking has been continuous for years in Germany particularly in regards to the…

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FL Attorney Says Growing Vegetables Not a Fundamental Right

By Brandon Turbeville A new local controversy is brewing in South Florida surrounding yet another instance of local governments imposing fines on residents and persecuting them over maintaining gardens on their property. After living in Miami Shores for 17 years, and growing vegetables in their front yard for the same amount of time, Tom Carroll…

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NJ Bill Would Add PTSD to Med Marijuana Program, Christie Fears Legalization

By Brandon Turbeville As the fight for an end to the ridiculous drug war continues, legislation has been advanced by a New Jersey assembly committee that would allow those suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program. Essentially, the bill would add PTSD to the list of illnesses that…

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Artivist Jil Love Tackles Chemtrails, Vaccines and Animal Rights

  By Brandon Turbeville Jil Love did not invent the concept of artivism but she is re-inventing it in a number of ways. For those who may be unaware, artivism is a unique brand of art that combines activism and art (art + activism equals artivism). Many artists have used graffiti, stencils, street art, spoken word…

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What They Didn’t Tell You About the Maryland Bee-Killing Pesticide Ban

By Brandon Turbeville Beginning on January 1 2018, legislation banning consumer use of neonicotinoid pesticides will take effect. Allegedly prompted by concerns that neonicotinoid pesticides are responsible for the increase in deaths for butterflies, bees and birds, SB 198/HB 211 was provided as a partial solution. Under the bill, anyone who violates the ban, will be subject…

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There Are Major Side Effects to Marijuana But It’s Not What You Think

By Brandon Turbeville According to reports, a new study has confirmed what millions of marijuana smokers have known all along – that the worst side effect from marijuana is getting arrested. Well, that and periodontal disease. According to researchers at Duke University, and senior author of the study, Terrie Moffitt, “the only measures that seem…

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