Posted by: MM | September 15, 2011

The Nation’s food issue now online

What’s next for the Global Food Movement?

The Nation's food issue
October 3, 2011 issue, requires email address to read most articles. A few are paid subscriber only.

The Food Movement: Its Power and Possibilities Forty years after food activism took off around the globe, corporatism is stronger than ever. But so is the grassroots push for control over our work, land, and seeds.
Frances Moore Lappé

How Change Is Going to Come in the Food System As the food movement has discovered, winning over the media, or even the president, is not enough.
Michael Pollan

Why Hunger Is Still With Us
A truly democratic food system will need to rewrite the rules of our financial system.
Raj Patel

Resisting the Corporate Theft of Seeds
The biggest threat we face is the control of seed and food moving into a few corporate hands.
Vandana Shiva

Who Says Food Is a Human Right?
Olivier De Schutter, the UN’s special rapporteur on the right to food, makes the case in this Q&A.
Anna Lappé

It’s Not Just About Food
Food is a good place to start to make change—but it’s only a start.
Eric Schlosser

Walmart’s Fresh Food Makeover
Can the retailer known for its poverty wages solve the problem of urban “food deserts”?
Bridget Huber

The Production Conundrum
As Zambia’s experience shows, solving hunger is not just about growing more food.
Samuel Fromartz  

Farm Bill 101
As Congress gears up to reauthorize the farm bill next year, the stakes are high.
Daniel Imhoff

Venezuela’s Radical Food Experiment
Seeking “food sovereignty,” Hugo Chávez puts oil wealth toward a local, sustainable food system.
Paula Crossfield


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