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Posted on: Jul 25, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

Record-breaking weather, farmers losing crops, banks repossessing land from the poor, a president scorned by his opponents for socialism. We've seen this before.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman and Raj Patel discuss the 49 million people who are struggling to get enough to eat in America, and why GOP candidates' posturing isn't helping.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2010, Source: The Nation

The BP spill must be a wake-up call -- to re-imagine our economy, our politics and our energy needs, or else to calculate just how much more we are willing to lose.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Ronald McDonald's peddling of happy fast food times to kids is at the dangerous forefront of the 17$ billion corporations spend on direct marketing to brainwash children.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Raj Patel argues that the corporate capture of government and our current financial crisis are the result of our bankrupt political system.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2009, Source: Picador Press

The worship of free markets set off the economic meltdown.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2008, Source: Melville House Publishing

Hunger and obesity stem from the same problem -- the corporations that sell our food determine what we eat and how we think about food.