Colin Todhunter,

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Past articles by Colin:

A Hard-Edged Rock: Waging Economic Warfare On Humanity

Why is much modern food of inferior quality? Why is health suffering and smallholder farmers who feed most of the world being forced out of agriculture? → Read More

India’s GM Mustard: An Increasingly Bitter Taste

India’s apex regulatory body, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, recently sanctioned genetically modified (GM) mustard for cultivation. This would → Read More

The Netherlands: Template For Ecomodernism’s Brave New World?

Disaster capitalism and crisis narratives are currently being used to manipulate popular sentiment and push through a set of unpalatable policies that would otherwise lack sufficient political support. These policies are being promoted by wealthy interests that stand to make billions of dollars from what is being proposed. They seek to gain full control of food and how it is produced. Their… → Read More

Who Needs Or Wants GMOs? Not The Public, Not India’s Farmers

Many scientists lobbying for the deregulation of agricultural biotechnology ‘new genomic techniques’ (NGTs) in the European Union have either direct or → Read More

Reimagining Food, Farming And Humanity: Ecomodernism’s Dystopia

These issues have been noted in various articles, reports and papers which are listed on the GMWatch website. Even intended modifications can result in traits → Read More

Millions Suffer As Junk Food Industry Rakes In Profit

“ILSI is insidious… Across the world, ILSI is central to the food industry’s product defence, to keep consumers buying the ultra-processed food, sugary → Read More

India’s GM Mustard And The 30-Year Path To Food Tyranny

A public interest litigation is currently before India’s Supreme Court which challenges the drive to commercialise the growing of genetically modified (GM) → Read More

Agri Biotech Sector Motivated By Monopoly Control And Sacred GMO Cash Cow

A new report by Friends of the Earth (FoE) Europe shows that big global biotech corporations like Bayer and Corteva, which together already control 40% of the → Read More

Dutch Farmers Resisting The Toxic Transition

In recent years, governments have been demonstrating their subservience to their billionaire masters in Big Finance, the Gates and Rockefeller Foundations, → Read More

An Engineered Food And Poverty Crisis To Secure Continued US Dominance

In March 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a “hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system” in the wake of the crisis in → Read More

From Bill Gates To the Great Refusal – Farmers On The Frontline

Today, many farmers are trapped on chemical and biotech treadmills. They have been encouraged and coerced into using a range of costly off-farm inputs, from → Read More

The Future Of Food? Genetic Engineering, Value Capture And Dependency

The following is an abridged version of the second chapter of the author’s short (free-to-read) e-book Food, Dispossession and Dependency (2022) → Read More

Beware The Prophets Of Doom – Organic Food, Fertilisers And Fossil Fuels

“As oil and gas prices rise so does the price of artificial chemical fertilisers – the lynch-pin of industrial agriculture’s claims to be 'efficient'. In the → Read More

Pouring Poison And Planting Seeds Of Dependency

Do you remember the iconic Union Carbide image from the 1950s or early 1960s? The one with the giant hand coming from the sky, pouring pesticides onto Indian → Read More

Farmers’ Struggle Not Over – Corporate Takeover Of Indian Agriculture Still Looms| Countercurrents

The following is an unpublished transcript of an interview the author did for a UK-based TV channel that covers issues of interest to the worldwide Sikh → Read More

Long COVID – Economic Devastation And Quarter Of A Billion Pushed Into Extreme Poverty

There is a terrifying prospect that in excess of a quarter of a billion more people will fall into extreme levels of poverty in 2022 alone. Without immediate radical action, we could be witnessing the most profound collapse of humanity into extreme poverty and suffering in memory. That is according to Oxfam International Executive Director Gabriela Bucher. She adds this scenario is made more… → Read More

Localization And Local Futures: The Alternative To The Authoritarian New Normal| Countercurrents

‘World Localization Day’ will be celebrated on 20 June. Organised by the non-profit Local Futures, this annual coming together of people from across the world → Read More

From Rachel Carson To Monsanto: The Silence Of Spring

Former Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant is currently in the news. He is trying to avoid appearing in court to be questioned by lawyers on behalf of a → Read More

War And A “Hurricane Of Hunger” – Transforming Food Systems

On Monday, 14 March, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a "hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system" in the wake of the → Read More

An Inconvenient Truth: The Peasant Food Web Feeds The World| Countercurrents

In October 2020, CropLife International said that its new strategic partnership with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) would → Read More