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 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)
Continue reading “The Soils of War”
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. Continue reading “ProSavana, AntiPeasant”
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. Continue reading “Sorry for the late but I was in prison”
ciw: BREAKING! @ ChipotleTweets signs Fair Food Agreement w/Coalition of Immokalee Workers! http://t.co/Dj2SioTK # FairFoodNation
Myth: We can’t solve hunger. Fact: There is more than enough food to feed everyone. #
foodsovprize winners show how http://t.co/9aAGqYkL
Toronto’s municipal war on free veggies for the poor
http://t.co/20iBWGtK # Occupy
How did I miss @
bittman‘s piece on Alzheimer’s being Type 3 Diabetes? http://t.co/kztJBmAU Suspect I need to lay off the sugary treats.
Meantime, check out Rupa & April Fishes’ new tracks
http://t.co/jhbtoQBq, and La Semilla’s Well campaign http://t.co/PbN8hMV7