Author: Becky Striepe

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Election 2012: David Brin’s last-minute political snippets

By David Brin For my second-to-last pre-election post, let’s offer up a potpourri of potent political snippets and graphics for the undecided, before I return to sum up the case for our Periclean Enlightenment. But first a reminder of these earlier, devastatingly fact-full, Big Picture overviews of the main issues. Democrats vs Republicans on foreign policy and war In […]

November 6th

Monsanto’s GMO corn comes to Mexico

Monsanto has been pushing to get their GM corn into Mexico since 2008, and there have been quite a few test plantings in Mexico already. So, what’s going on now with GMOs in Mexico? Back in 2011, Mexico experienced a severe cold snap and drought that devastated corn crops. Monsanto used the corn shortage to start […]

February 27th