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Stories by Zack Kaldveer
Zack Kaldveer is assistant media manager at the Organic Consumers Association.
13 Lies GMO Labeling Opponents Are Pushing to Keep People in the Dark
Posted on: Aug 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Like bad robots, they’re spitting out the same old, tired lies, designed to scare voters into voting against their own best interests. Here's the truth behind their lies.
93% of the Public Wants GMO Labeling—Monsanto and the Big Agribusiness Giants Plan to Spend Millions in Propaganda to Change Our Minds
Posted on: Aug 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Polls show it will take a lot more than new public relations tricks to convince consumers.
The Biotech Industry Has Trotted Out a Flimsy Lie to Avoid Labeling the Food We Buy as Genetically Modified
Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The idea that labeling GMO food will burdensome and costly is phony baloney.
Uncovering the Real Story Behind Mark Lynas' Conversion from Climate Change Journalist to Cheerleader for Genetically Modified Foods
Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Is Lynas just a slick self-promoter willing to say anything for attention, or did he sell his soul to the biotech industry?
Pesticide Industry Backed Opponents of Prop 37 Caught in Possible Criminal Act
Posted on: Oct 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet
To date, the No on 37 campaign has been able to repeat one lie after another with near impunity. But has this pattern of deceit finally caught up to it?
$34.4 Million Can’t Seem To Buy Prop 37 Opponents Like Monsanto and Big Food Their Own Facts
Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet
A new L.A. Times poll shows Prop 37, which would label genetically engineered foods, winning by more than a 2-to-1 margin among registered California voters.
How the Patriot Act Is Being Used to Fight the Drug War and Eavesdrop on Journalists
Posted on: Jun 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The Constitutional “precedent” set by the Patriot Act appears to be serving to accelerate the rapid disintegration of civil liberties in this country.
California's Great Recession and the Costs of War
Posted on: Apr 26, 2010, Source: California Progress Report
Critical to California's long-term economic health is ending the War in Afghanistan and bringing the troops and the billions in military funding home.
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