Green Revolution

Rather than increasing food production through land reform and agroecology, the Green Revolution promotes technological intensification using new seed varieties, mechanization and agrochemicals. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on the Green Revolution

Taking Utopian Thinking Seriously

Blog | Melissa Gordon | Nov 4, 2019

“Utopia lies at the horizon. When I draw nearer by two steps, it retreats two steps. If I proceed ten…

Escaping the Circle of Poison in the US

Blog | Miriam Osman | Sep 6, 2019

This July, the EPA announced that it would not ban Chlorpyrifos, allowing their sale for non-household use to continue to…

Building Food Sovereignty in Tunisia

Blog | Habib Ayeb | May 2, 2019

The Tunisian government is in high-level talks to remove the last crumbling barriers protecting Tunisian agriculture. Efforts to capitalize on…