The Landmark Monsanto Verdict May Not Have Been Possible Without Activism and Alternative Media

The Landmark Monsanto Verdict May Not Have Been Possible Without Activism and Alternative Media By Matt Agorist On Friday, a landmark case against Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller concluded in San Francisco in which a jury awarded $289 million in damages to a former school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, concluding that Roundup gave him terminal cancer. Naturally, Monsanto announced that they are going to appeal this case. However, what this case illustrates is a massive shift in the tide against the chemical behemoth. Had Johnson attempted this lawsuit just three years ago, he…

Read More

Monsanto “Taken To The Cleaners” In Jury Verdict Dwayne Johnson v. Monsanto

Monsanto “Taken To The Cleaners” In Jury Verdict Dwayne Johnson v. Monsanto By Catherine J. Frompovich The Media Relations personnel of the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC emailed me at 6:20 PM Friday, August 10th, the verdict rendered by the jury in the 8-week trial whereby “the jury found unanimously that Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused Mr. Johnson to develop NHL, and that Monsanto failed to warn of this severe health hazard. Importantly, the jury also found that Monsanto acted with malice, oppression or fraud and…

Read More

Want To Stop Roundup Spraying? Then Tell Congress To Do Just That

Want To Stop Roundup Spraying? Then Tell Congress To Do Just That By Catherine J. Frompovich Have you ever wanted to tell off someone in high places about something you really didn’t like?  Well, you now have a chance to do so regarding the dangerous agricultural herbicide Roundup®. The Organic Consumers Organization’s lobbying arm Citizens Regeneration Lobby is a 501(c)(4) organization, which has an online petition that allows consumers to tell their individual members of Congress what they think about Roundup®. CRL is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit education and grassroots lobbying…

Read More