You can measure a government by the people they ban:US just kicked out the UK’s most effective environmentalist http://t.co/bjV96YNY
Great take-down of the World Bank’s latest World Development Report http://t.co/GCpp78rU No, gender isn’t just ‘smart econoomics’.
Biopiracy! India accuses Monsanto for stealing aubergine/eggplant/brinjal genetic material – http://t.co/NRe3R24x
The $136bn bet on food speculation this year is 20x the total world aid budget for agriculture. http://t.co/F8WEbli6
Oop – tUSPIRG on junk food subsidies – taxpayers support 19 Twinkies and a quarter of an apple per US citizen – http://t.co/EVh5JPrL
(A shorter version of this piece appeared on Marketplace today)
Bigger isn’t always better. By 2030, half of Americans won’t just be overweight, but obese. By then, nearly a fifth of our healthcare dollars will be spent treating the diseases that come with being bigger. Our lifestyles, rich in fat, sugar and inactivity, are creating a debt that’ll become the planet’s most expensive public health issue.
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Pessimism of the intellect and optimism of the will in the Nation Food Issue – http://t.co/sW1OJKz1
Yet more reasons to #OccupyWallStreet today- Wall St drives global hunger http://t.co/bbHuC58d
Head still spinning from Detroit’s incredible activism – thank u Black Community Food Security Network and Malik Yakini http://t.co/7ZDLkZ5