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Lee Johnson developed a deadly case of non-Hodgkin lyphoma after excessive exposure to Round Up. He sued Monsanto, and won. Pictured is journalist and author Carey Gillam interviewing Johnson. (courtesy of Carey Gillam)
“We all need to eat to survive. And the quality of the food, the access to the food, the type of food that we eat is central to our health and to the health of the planet.“
This week on the show, a conversation with Carey Gillam, the author of The Monsanto Papers--Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice.
Award-winning freelance radio journalist Francesca Rheannon interviews journalist and author Carey Gillam about her page-turning new book - The Monsanto Papers: Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice.
In this webinar, journalist and “The Monsanto Papers” author Carey Gillam will discuss the many unexpected twists and turns that went on behind the scenes of the historic case that helped force Monsanto owner Bayer AG into an $11 billion settlement. Lee Johnson will speak about his battle both to fight cancer and the giant chemical company. Attorney Michael Miller will discuss how the case was fought, and eventually won. Mackenzie Feldman will moderate our discussion and talk about how her organization, Herbicide-Free Campus, works to eliminate herbicides from college campuses across the U.S. This webinar is co-hosted by Island Press and Herbicide Free Campus. Panelists include: • Lee Johnson, former school groundskeeper and winner of Monsanto litigation • Carey Gillam, journalist and author of “Whitewash” and “The Monsanto Papers” • Michael Miller, Founding partner with The Miller Firm LLC • Mackenzie Feldman, Founder and Executive Director of Herbicide-Free Campus
Join the Community Church of Boston on Earth Sunday, April 18th at 11 a.m. ET to hear from journalist Carey Gillam and cancer survivor, musician and environmental activist Lee Johnson. Our 11:00 am Speakers Forum is a time to hear from inspiring and thought-provoking speakers around social justice topics.
Via America’s Lawyer: Investigative journalist and author of “The Monsanto Papers” Carey Gillam joins Mike Papantonio to share her personal experience throughout the Bayer-Monsanto debacle, built upon a decades-long cover-up by researchers who downplayed the dangers of their hallmark product.
Carey Gillam’s 2017 book, Whitewash, exposed the dangers of the world’s most popular weedkiller: Monsanto’s Roundup. Gillam’s new book, The Monsanto Papers, tells the riveting story of the man who became the face of a David-and-Goliath showdown against one of the world’s biggest agribusiness corporations.