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Coffee and the Shock Doctrine in Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria quickly became an unprecedented human disaster because the destruction of Puerto Rican economy and society had long been underway .
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Demonstrators march in Berlin on Saturday calling for an end to industrial agriculture. (Photo: Bund/Friends of the Earth Germany) News
At Berlin March, Tens of Thousands Demand End to Industrial Agriculture
"Farmers and consumers from all over Europe have made it clear that they are fed up with current policies that benefit huge food and agriculture corporations, at the expense of the environment, peasant farming, and public safety," said Adrian Bebb, Friends of the Earth Europe
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Agroecology: Radically Changing How We Face Food Insecurity and Climate Change
Food insecurity is largely driven by a food system that is highly controlled by agribusiness. But there's a better way.
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Are We Doomed? Let’s Have a Talk.
We're not all ready to have the same conversation, but perhaps that's a good place to start
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Marking Earth Day, Indigenous People Worldwide to Fight Corporate Forces
'I know we are only of the size of a grain of sand but we make a huge difference' says Antonio Dace, of the Munduruku community in the Brazilian Amazon
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Beyond Wetiko Agriculture: Saving Ourselves from the Soil Up
The diagnosis is clear. Now what are we going to do about it?
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Initiating a Global Citizens Movement for the Great Transition
Journey to Earthland is a recently released book by the Great Transition Initiative (GTI), a worldwide network of activist scholars with a unique purpose—to advance “a vision and praxis for global transformation”. Few civil society organisations have such a broad focus on transformational...
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Something Strange Is In the Air
It was surprising when there were few fruits on the cherry trees at the beginning of summer, the very same trees that had blossomed with white flowers the previous spring. Most of the buds had been sunburnt and dropped before they could become fruit. We could not make sense of these small burnt...
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Now That It's Over, It's Times to Exercise Our 'True Power'
The best thing about the 2016 election, a contest between two of the most unpopular candidates in history, is that it’s over. Now, we get back to work. Back to our radical roots (it’s never been lost on me that the word radical originates from the Latin word for root). With this divisive and toxic...
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To Diversify Agriculture, We Must Diversify the Questions We Ask
Why narrowly- defined indicators of agricultural performance fail to capture many of the benefits of diversified and organic systems
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