Category Archives: Food & Agriculture

Tomgram: Christian Parenti, Staff of Life, Bread of Death

Tomgram: Christian Parenti, Staff of Life, Bread of Death By Christian Parenti Posted on July 19, 2011, Printed on July 27, 2011 http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175419/   [Note for TomDispatch Readers:  I have a special summer offer today.  Christian Parenti is new to this … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/3/11: Dems to recall Gov. Walker early next year

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “POLITICS” Americans increasingly pessimistic about economy from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Chris in Paris … Continue reading

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Can The World Feed 10 Billion People?

Can The World Feed 10 Billion People? from Raj Patel by Raj 6 people liked this Here’s a piece I wrote for Foreign Policy, updated with Tuesday’s news about revised population estimates for the rest of the century. ________________________ The world’s demographers this week increased their estimates of … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 5/26/11: Vermont Poised to Become 1st State to Enact Single-Payer Healthcare

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 180 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix Blog and video roundup from Raj Patel by Raj 3 people liked this Fred Kaufman has been busy, not … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 5/7/11: Does Delta Airlines Endorse Racial Profiling Against Muslims?

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “POLITICS” Weekend thoughts on Obama, Monsanto & food from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius Andrew “Mission Accomplished” Card thinks … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 5/6/11: Liberal Democrats suffer “bloodbath” in UK elections

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, Day 160 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “POLITICS” Liberal Democrats suffer “bloodbath” in UK elections from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Chris in Paris House GOP unanimously passes … Continue reading

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Glencore’s Economics Lessons

Glencore’s Economics Lessons from Raj Patel by Raj Reposted from The Guardian. What does it take to make the food speculators at Goldman Sachs look like they’re playing for lunch money? A secretive Swiss-based company, and one of the world’s largest commodity trading firms, knows. With … Continue reading

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