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The Story of Food in Australia (via Our World 2.0)

The Story of Food in Australia (via Our World 2.0)

I am reading the book Eating Between The Lines: Food and Equality in Australia about food and eating habits in Australia.  Written by Australian  social researcher and writer Rebecca Huntley, you can read an edited extract from her book here.

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The Value of Nothing: Raj Patel’s New book

“Nowadays, people know the price of everything and the value of nothing” – Oscar Wilde 1891 Introductory video of Raj Patel’s new book – The Value of Nothing.

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Stuffed, Starved and Sprayed!

Raj Patel is the author of Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System. In this video he talks about GM crops and globalized corporate agriculture, as well as the planet-wide democratic push for ‘agro-ecology,’ and their relation to California’s movement to Stop the Spray. He is currently touring Read More…

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