Issues / Food & Farm
Land investments - the purchase or lease of vast tracts of land from mostly poor, developing countries by wealthier food-insecure nations and private investors for the production and export of food and agrofuel crops - have become a very fast-paced international phenomenon.
In only one area of life are Americans officially considered 100% scared, and so 100% in need of protection, and that's when it comes to terrorism.
As with methyl-mercury a half century ago, Japan is once again threatened by a new persistent toxin accumulating in its food and water.
The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
The rest of the world should learn from China's approach to managing its wheat supplies.
Rising commodity prices and extreme weather events threaten global stability.
The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination treats insurrection as an art and art as a means of preparing for the coming insurrection.
Getting around sanctions is only one of many ways that the Farm Lobby has undercut U.S. foreign policy.
Under the guise of developing 'climate-ready' crops, the world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are pressuring governments to allow what could become the broadest and most dangerous patent claims in intellectual property history.
This Halloween, try to ensure that your chocolate isn't tainted.