Issues / Food & Farm
Dr. Vandana Shiva talks about GMOs, the militarization of agriculture, the politics of occupation, and the primacy of biodiversity.
The implosion of the Irish real estate bubble, as well as gutted inspection regimes, begat the Great Horsemeat Crisis.
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
FPIF highlights foreign affairs that, in a perfect world, the presidential candidates would debate on Monday.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Dr. Chomsky analyzes how the Magna Carta has become largely irrelevant in the world as the document nears its one thousandth birthday.
U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
This speech (delivered before the Swedish parliament) addresses the impact that land grabbing has on peasants throughout the world, particularly in Africa.
The case of the Sierra Leone "15" highlights the country's growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
Social policies and instruments will need to be developed to ensure that the Green Economy not only alleviates poverty and improves equity, but that the interests of the people who depend on Green Economy are deliberately safeguarded from the very outset.