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Tag: Mean Joe Green cartoon

Wrong and Wrongerer: How Both Sides of the Aisle Address Climate Change

Although this cartoon appears to be an even and nonpartisan attack at both sides of the aisle, it is not an exact representation of how I feel. I am sickened by the majority of the leaders on the right (and their lies to protect their corporate cronies), whereas I am disappointed with much of the left and their lack of meaningful action (which protects their corporate cronies).

Monsanto or Organic? Who to Trust with Your Food [Infographic]

In putting together this infographic (I have a larger version of the image if anyone wants it) it struck me that nearly all of the Monsanto endeavors I chose to highlight here rode the same wave of public opinion. In regards to nuclear weapons, DDT, PCBs, Agent Orange, and aspartame, the talking point was that each was beneficial to America/Americans. But time (life’s best teacher) taught us that these were all highly toxic and deadly endeavors with the same two outcomes —

people got sick/died and
Monsanto got rich.
I am confident that GMOs will (eventually) follow suit.

Barbie's Rainforest Packaging (cartoon)

You’d think a toy company like Mattel would have the foresight to realize they’d eventually be called out on this, (Thank you, Greenpeace!) as well as the money and knowledge to make their packaging from something a bit less middle-finger-to-the-world-esque…say, recycled Barbie dolls?

Feds to Monsanto: "F*ck yourself!" (cartoon)

Cartoonist’s note: This is not how the conversation went–but a guy can dream.

Read Tom Philpott’s article on Grist, for more information on Monsanto’s latest victory: USDA moves to let Monsanto perform its own environmental impact studies on GMOs