Backgrounders & Issue Briefs

The Roots of Black Agrarianism

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Gail Myers and Owusu Bandele | Aug 25, 2016

To view this Backgrounder in Portuguese, click here; to view in French click here. The following is an excerpt from…

Backgrounder: Dismantling Racism in the Food System

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Breeze Harper and Eric Holt-Giménez | Mar 21, 2016

Here we discuss how racism and our food system have co-evolved, how present-day racism operates within the food system, and what we can do to dismantle racism

World Hunger: Ten Myths

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins | Aug 15, 2015

In this Backgrounder we encapsulate 40 years of learning and in-depth new research to reframe ten such ways of thinking explored in our latest book World Hunger: 10 Myths.