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The Resource Betting on famine : why the world still goes hungry, Jean Ziegler ; translated from the French by Christopher Caines

Betting on famine : why the world still goes hungry, Jean Ziegler ; translated from the French by Christopher Caines

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Betting on famine
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why the world still goes hungry
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Jean Ziegler ; translated from the French by Christopher Caines
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Betting on famine
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A former member of the Swiss Parliament and UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food discusses how the new global market in biofuels may have given rise to widespread starvation that has suddenly reappeared world-wide, after being nearly eradicated
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363.8
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no index present
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HV696.F6
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Z5413 2013
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non fiction
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Jean Ziegler ; translated from the French by Christopher Caines
Betting on famine : why the world still goes hungry, Jean Ziegler ; translated from the French by Christopher Caines
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Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- Preface -- Massacre -- The geography of hunger -- Invisible hunger -- Protracted crises -- Postscript 1: The gaza ghetto -- Postscript 2: Refugees from the North Korean famine -- The children of Crateus -- God is not a farmer -- "No one goes hungry in Switzerland" -- The tragedy of Noma -- The awakening of conscience -- Famine and fatalism : Malthus and natural selection -- Josue de Castro, phase one -- Hitler's "hunger plan" -- A light in the darkness : the United Nations -- Josue de Castro, phase two : A very heavy coffin -- Enemies of the right to food -- The crusaders of neoliberalism -- The horsemen of the apocalypse -- When free trade kills -- Savonarola on Lake Geneva -- The collapse of the WFP and the FAO's impotence -- A billionaire's fear -- Victory of the predators -- "Natural" selection redux -- Jalil Jilani and her children -- The defeat of Jacques Diouf -- Postscript: The murder of Iraq's children -- The vultures of "green gold" -- A great lie -- Barack Obama's obsession -- The curse of sugarcane -- Postscript: Hell in Gujarat -- Criminal recolonization -- The speculators -- The "tiger sharks" -- Geneva, world capital of agri-food speculators -- Land grabs and the resistance of the damned -- The complicity of the western states -- Epilogue -- Notes
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9781595588494
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(hc. : alk. paper)
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2013005169

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