The Rio declaration contains 283 paragraphs of blank prose that “reaffirm,” “note,” and “acknowledge” a long shopping list of activities, but “commit” to virtually nothing.
Join us when three DC-based activists from Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural will explain how women, spirituality, and culture have played and continue to play a central role in land movements and the ways international trade agreements target farmer communities. Parts of the film Our Land, Our Lives: The North Carolina Black Farmer’s Experience will be shown.
Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what’s wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who’s doing it right?
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard gives Islam a black eye.
The Supreme Leader is no more supreme than the pope is infallible.
Economic policy is to blame for hunger in Africa.
Kofi Annan and the Bill Gates want to bring the Green Revolution to Africa. Will this herald a new age for African agriculture or the destruction of the continent’s biodiversity?