Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System

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Portobello Books, 2008 - Food industry and trade - 438 pages
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From farm to fork, from grain mountains to finger food, and from malnutrition to obesity, this book looks at the global food chain and identifies the commercial greed and helpless hunger that lie behind almost every meal we eat.

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User Review  - otterley - LibraryThing

One of the last books in the sequence, and I think well up to par. Snow plays here with a number of recurrent themes - the wanderer returns to the childhood home and experiences the echoes of his ... Read full review

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User Review  - edella - LibraryThing

The penultimate novel in the Strangers and Brothers series takes Goya's theme of monsters that appear in our sleep. The sleep of reason here is embodied in the ghastly murders of children that involve torture and sadism. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Raj Patel, former policy analyst for Food First, a leading food think tank, is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley Center for African Studies. He has written for the Los Angeles Times and the Guardian, and though he has worked for the World Bank, WTO, and the UN, he's also been tear-gassed on four continents protesting them.

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