Archive for October, 2012

Food Myths Busted

By on 10/31/2012 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

The fine Anna Lappé has put together a splendid short film on the lies told by industrial agriculture lobbyists, and the ad agencies that love them.

Please share far and wide, and check out the resources at FoodMythBusters.

The Soils of War

By on 10/30/2012 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

The top grossing film in the United States this weekend was Argo, an above average caper about how the CIA smuggled six embassy staff out of the country during the Iran hostage crisis.

Argo’s Agricultural Attaché (right)

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ProSavana, AntiPeasant

By on 10/24/2012 in Uncategorized with 12 Comments

It’s not just pith-helmeted Europeans or slick North Americans headed off to buy up Africa. Brazil and Japan are in on the game too. But there’s always a fight back – this time from the UNAC peasant movement in Mozambique. Below the fold, you can read their views on this exciting development opportunity. Keep Reading »

Sorry for the late but I was in prison

By on 10/21/2012 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Here’s a guest posting from the splendid Rupa of Rupa and the April Fishes. Their album, Build, is just out, and you might recognise the title track from the Generation Food trailer. Below, a video for “Weeds”, and a story of the video’s director. Keep Reading »

#EndChildhoodObesity with @Par…

By on 10/4/2012 in Via Twitter with No Comments

#EndChildhoodObesity with @ParentEarth

MT @ciw: BREAKING! @ChipotleTw…

By on 10/4/2012 in Via Twitter with No Comments

MT @ciw: BREAKING! @ChipotleTweets signs Fair Food Agreement w/Coalition of Immokalee Workers! #FairFoodNation

Myth: We can’t solve hunger….

By on 10/2/2012 in Via Twitter with 1 Comment

Myth: We can’t solve hunger. Fact: There is more than enough food to feed everyone. #foodsovprize winners show how

Toronto’s municipal war on fre…

By on 10/1/2012 in Via Twitter with No Comments

Toronto’s municipal war on free veggies for the poor #Occupy