More than half of the nation's worst-paid jobs are related to food. Saru Jayaraman's new book dives into the explosive movement for better rights for those who plant, process, and cook the food we eat.
U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
The WTO should stop insisting on an out-of-date trade agenda. It should get back on track -- or get out of the way -- to support fresh approaches that bolster local food systems.
Your family's "natural" granola may contain toxic chemicals and sewage sludge.
Free trade has starved Mexico and stuffed transnational corporations.
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?
Despite the "yuck" factor, many bugs pack a protein punch that's healthier than steak and far lighter on the environment.
Getting around sanctions is only one of many ways that the Farm Lobby has undercut U.S. foreign policy.
Let them eat pie in the sky.
Join us for this discussion, days ahead of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings to review issues of food sovereignty and land rights in light of the new scramble for Africa.