Politics of Rice

Avi Lewis in conjunction with Naomi Klein of The Take  have put together an illustrative video series, this one on Haiti’s rice-crisis,  that really sheds further light on the additional far-reaching impact of food riots/shortages/pricing/climate change/politics  –  all the “stuff” it seems we take for granted as we gripe about gas prices (and it’s a gripe worth having, but also worth digging deeper into discussing vs digging into the protected zones of Alaska, but I digress…).

The vid is somewhere around 22+ minutes long, but worth the time to reflect on this topic and it’s continued reverb worldwide (my food bill has shot up considerably, but I can still afford a bag of Basmati). 

Stay awake my friends-

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~ by shantam on July 21, 2008.

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