Global Crises & Global Movements

Responding to global food, fuel and financial crises, social movements are forming new ways of building social power and creating effective, community-based alternatives. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Global Crises & Global Movements

Food Movements, Unite!

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez | Mar 1, 2012

This article was originally published by AgriCultures The world’s different food movements need to work together, argues Eric Holt-Giménez. The…

Food Security, Food Justice, or Food Sovereignty?

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Eric Holt-Giménez | Dec 1, 2010

How do we know the food movement is a force for transformative change, rather than a passing fad, a collection of weak reforms, or isolated local efforts?

Growing Climate Justice

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Annie Shattuck | Dec 1, 2009

Climate change compels us for our very survival to create a more just and equitable food system.

Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice

Book | Annie Shattuck, Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel | Aug 1, 2009

Today there are over a billion hungry people on the planet, more than ever before in history. So why are a handful of corporations making record profits?

What Does Food Sovereignty Look Like?

Academic Publication | Raj Patel | Jul 1, 2009

In The Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 36, Issue 3, 2009. Hannah Arendt observed that the first right, above all others, is the right to have rights.