Directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy (thegardenmovie.com). To read the first chapter, click here. For more information on The Value of Nothing, visit Raj’s author page at http://us.macmillan.com/author/rajpatel.
Raj discusses how individuals are working to take back the food supply system
Today’s Financial Times has a preview of a much-awaited World Bank report on land grabs. The Bank has, for months, been promising the arrival of a report that makes a cast iron case for why allowing rich foreign investors to buy land in poor countries is win-win-win-win. The release date for the report keeps slipping because it appears that even the Bank is struggling to massage the facts to fit its case. From a leaked version of the report: Continue reading “Leaked report on Land grabs”
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Raj Patel speaks about The Value of Nothing at Sydney Writers’ Festival, 2010
This is the fourth annual Carmel Authors and Ideas Festival. There will be 35 award winning authors and speakers, who will discuss their books. These include authors of New York Times best-sellers, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners, and winners of nearly every prestigious literary award.