The World Food Crisis: How Did It Get So Bad,
and Why Should We Care?

Raj Patel speaking at Marquette University

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Raj Patel is an agricultural scholar, author of the new book The Value of Nothing: How to reshape market society and redefine democracy and leading thinker in the sustainable foods movement, a cause recently highlighted in the documentary Food, Inc. Before the opening of Food, Inc., Patel discussed his book Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System.


Raj Patel address the question: Why is half of the world malnourished and the other half obese? Raj Patel spoke at Marquette University in October 2008 about his global investigation and offered suggestions for regaining control of the global food economy.


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