Posts Tagged: agriculture
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.
The case of the Sierra Leone "15" highlights the country's growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
For humanity to survive and prosper, capitalists must confront the limits of growth-led models, and progressives must confront the problem of population.
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?
Malawi has turned around its agricultural sector. Can it overcome political challenges to become a model for Africa?
The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia.
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.
Development experts are about to give Haiti the same disastrous prescription for reform. But Haitians could still build a very different post-earthquake society.