2013 Fall Re-visioning Food Sovereignty: U.S. Supply and Consumption

November 20, 2013

Dana Bah’lgai Eldridge

Dana Bah’lgai Eldridge is a policy analyst at Diné Policy Institute, located at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona. Since 2011, Dana has researched the Diné Food System to understand how […]

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November 12, 2013

John Vandermeer

The dual problems of biodiversity loss and world hunger have traditionally been envisioned as belonging to separate and largely independent domains.   Recent years, spurred by the actions of grassroots […]

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November 5, 2013

“The Price of Sugar”

In the Dominican Republic, a tropical island-nation, tourists flock to pristine beaches unaware that a few miles away thousands of dispossessed Haitians have toiled under armed-guard on plantations harvesting sugarcane, […]

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October 15, 2013

“Fair Tomatoes: A Story about Justice, Dignity, and Sustainability”

Immokalee is the tomato capital of America. If you’ve bitten into a tomato during the winter season, it was picked from Immokalee. This small Florida town is also home to […]

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October 8, 2013

Julie Guthman

Many activists today want to grow their own food or teach others to grow their own food as a way to achieve social justice in the food system. While “getting […]

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October 1, 2013

Peter Howard

In the midst of a series of projects called The Hunger Cycle, founding Cornerstone artist Peter Howard shares the company’s history and unique process as well as his experience exploring […]

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September 25, 2013

A. Breeze Harper, PhD

How do the meanings PETA applies to vegan commodities, and their ‘anti-racist’ use of Trayvon Martin’s 2012 murder, signify how both post-humanism and post-racialism work to conceal the violence of […]

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September 17, 2013

Raj Patel

Humanity produces enough food to feed everyone in the world today, and yet the world is disfigured by inequality. There are today one and a half billion people overweight, and […]

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September 10, 2013

Robert Gottlieb

Food Justice can be considered: a) organizing to bring about food system change; b) a focus on equity and disparities; c) an entry point for a broader social justice agenda; […]

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