Tag Archives: political economy

To resist GMOs is to be anti-science? No, the contrary

I’ve been thinking about how the anti-science label tends to get assigned to anyone who tries to move the GMO debate to the level of political economy. (That is, away from whether GMO food is safe and towards who controls production and prices.) Continue reading


Intersecting processes in political economy

These excerpts from a Damage, a book review by George Scialabba affirm my sense that discussions of Big Ideas, such as the “free market” are a diversion from examining the intersecting processes in political economy. Continue reading