Stories by Peter Montague

Peter Montague is a historian and journalist whose work has appeared in Counterpunch, Huffington Post, the Nation and many other publications. He has co-authored two books on toxic heavy metals. subscribe to Peter Montague's feed

Posted on: Aug 19, 2013, Source: Truthout

The chemical industry has executed a classic "divide and conquer" maneuver, cleaving the greens into disarray.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A new report places the blame on misguided strategies of environmental funders.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's looking more and more like we're facing catastrophe from global warming, but the fossil fuel industry has prepared an escape for us. Too bad it looks like a nightmare, too.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The fund for lead-poisoning prevention was almost entirely eliminated. And here's why this is such a big deal.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. legal system is strongly biased in favor of economic growth, even if it harms human health and the environment.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2001, Source:

A new, fully-documented book poses a fundamental challenge to all the doctors, researchers, and health bureaucrats who have turned their backs on cancer prevention.

Posted on: May 21, 2000, Source:

Genetically engineered food is still selling on grocery shelves, but only because consumers have no idea what they're buying. A groundswell of consumer protest could soon change that.