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Food Speculation

Food Scarcity à la Wall Street

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Eric Holt Gimenez

The present food crisis -- in which nearly a billion people are going hungry -- is used as proof of the food scarcity plaguing the planet. There is scarcity -- but not of food.

How Banks Cause World Hunger [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Banks are among some of the most hated companies in America, largely for their role in causing a global financial crisis. That reputation could only g...

Big Banks Face Criticism For Their Speculative Role In Global Food Crisis

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

Today, rising food prices are wreaking havoc in the developing world. While some blame overpopulation, and others ethanol, another culprit has emerged...