Food, Finance & Climate

Vandana Shiva's article on ZSpace, "Food, Finance & Climate: Triple Crisis, A Three-Fold Opportunity," explores the interconnectedness of the financial, food and climate crises and of their solutions.
The financial crisis, the food crisis, the climate crisis have common roots, an economy based on debt - debt to nature, debt of farmers, debt of citizens. It is an economy ruled by fictions - the fiction of a corporation as a legal person, the fiction of derivatives and futures and collateral debt obligations, the fiction that corporations like Monsanto "invent" seed which is their "intellectual property", the fiction that soil fertility comes from fertilizer factories and the fiction that food as a commodity can nourish and feed people.
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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous11:46 AM

    Interesting article that you share here. Thanks!


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