Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice

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Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice

Eric Holt-Gimenez, the Executive Director of Food First, gives the kick-off talk at Berkeley City College's Earth Week.

There are a billion hungry people in the world today, yet we produce over 1.5 times enough food to feed every person on the planet, Holt-Gimenez says.

"The question is: why?"

"Why are people going hungry in the midst of abundance... in the midst of overproduction?"

The agroecologist, political economist and author explores answers to those questions, the institutions of power, social movements, and more in the video below:

Thumbnail image: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

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