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Cassandra and Lessons From the Great Depression

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https://pixabay.com/en/waves-sea-sky-clouds-storm-beach-3975256/ Sometimes I feel considerable affinity for Cassandra. Remember her? Ancient Greece, Trojan War, daughter of Priam and Hecuba, cursed to utter true prophecies? Except no one believed them. Considered a madwoman and liar by her family, Cassandra was raped … Continue reading

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Seed Cartels Update

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Three years ago, I wrote a post on market consolidation in the agricultural and pharmaceutical industries. I commented that seed cartels were not all that different than drug cartels in the effects they have on our lives. When I did … Continue reading

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Insect Army

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Sometimes I wonder what people use for brains. The Pentagon is looking into whether insects can be used to spread bioengineered viruses to make immediate (as in within a single season) genetic modifications to plants. Supposedly this would allow the … Continue reading

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