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Food Sovereignty

Authoritarian Elitism and Popular Movements in Brazil

Authoritarian Elitism and Popular Movements in Brazil

By Wendy Wolford, Sérgio Sauer   Can a president institute radical popular change alongside structural inequality and a militarized elite? The Brazilian case suggests that a progressive political party requires more social movement mobilization, not less.  ...

Trade Politics in Flux: What Social Movement Responses?

Trade Politics in Flux: What Social Movement Responses?

This is an important article on trade politics from bilaterals.org. In 2004 Global Justice Ecology Project helped launch the website, along Asia-Pacific Research Network, IBON Foundation, GATT Watchdog New Zealand, and XminY.   bilaterals.org is a collaborative...

Free, Peer-To-Peer Seed Sharing Network Goes Online

Free, Peer-To-Peer Seed Sharing Network Goes Online

Center for Food Safety is celebrating International Seeds Day with the launch of our free, peer-to-peer online network for people to share rare and heirloom seeds. The Global Seed Network (GSN) will empower farmers and home gardeners alike to sustain diverse seed and...

‘Open Source’ Plant Breeders Resisting Corporate Control

‘Open Source’ Plant Breeders Resisting Corporate Control

By Rachel Cernansky Originally Published at Ensia.com   December 12, 2016 — Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts grew and ate...