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Unspinning the Web of Spider-Goat

By Dr. Mae-Wan Ho
Institute of Science in Society

Breeding transgenic goats for spider silk is unethical, and passing surplus goats onto the public food chain unsafe; the project has never been subject to regulatory risk assessment and there is not a single report characterizing the transgenic sequences in the spider-goats’ genome. [Image]

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CEO does stand up


Good evening.

My name is … well, use Ron. That’s good enough. It sounds common, ordinary. Like I’m one of you. Which I’m not.

I’m a corporate CEO. I certainly wouldn’t give you my real name and let you use it. Forget it.

Ron. Or Earl. Whatever.

I’m only here because I’m bored out of my mind.

I’ve done the getting rid of manufacturing bit (NAFTA, CAFTA, SCHMAFTA – I mean how many ways can you rig an agreement and call it Free Trade and keep a straight face?). I’ve done the stealing people’s homes bit (jack up the rates, lower the rates, make it impossible to get mortgages, give bad mortgages away, up down, up down, geez, Louise, it worked so great but it made me dizzy.

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