How China strengthened food security and fought poverty with state-funded cooperatives / by Joe Sholten

The world faces a food crisis due to war, sanctions, and inflation. China has shown how to strengthen food sovereignty, while fighting poverty, with state-funded agricultural cooperatives, government crackdown on waste, and investment in technology. The Covid-19 pandemic, the ensuing supply-chain crisis, and high rates of inflation around the world have led to rising foodContinue reading “How China strengthened food security and fought poverty with state-funded cooperatives / by Joe Sholten”

US Government Must Let Cubans Eat – W.T. Whitney Jr.

Food availability was the top concern of 21 percent of Cubans responding to a recent opinion survey. The U.S. economic blockade has promoted food shortages. In 1960 the idea of a blockade was appealing to the U.S. State Department because it would cause deprivation and suffering.  Those intentions resurfaced in 1992 with the so-called CubanContinue reading “US Government Must Let Cubans Eat – W.T. Whitney Jr.”