Americans are frightened by the drumbeat of claims they are in danger of cancer from chemicals in the environment and hence need more government regulation for protection.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans.
Deceit and collusion drive campaigns to ban a vital, popular, safe, affordable herbicide.
It has become part of American tradition to demonize industry, always framing it in the classic “little” versus “big” or “good” versus “evil” scenario. Regardless of the role that corporations…