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Eric Holt-Gimenez and Miguel Altieri on The Dangers of a Depoliticized Agroecology

Agroecology “Lite:” Cooptation and Resistance in the Global North Eric Holt-Giménez and Miguel Altieri 10.18.2016 The Green Revolution is a one-size-fits-all technological model for global agricultural development that originated in the breadbasket of the United States. Following World War II, the US turned “swords into plowshares” by transforming the vast stocks of wartime nitrate and…

The Great Food Blackout of 2016: How the Presidential Election Ignored the Most Vital Ingredient to Human Survival

The early results of the food movement’s campaign to make certain issues relating to a sustainable and resilient food and ag system are addressed this campaign season are not good. Read author Christopher D. Cook’s (Diet for a Dead Planet) take on the current state of the food movement conversation – three months shy of…