New paradigms for a sustainable agriculture and the future of food

The Meeting of the Agricultural Workers Trade Group Committee is being held in the city of Eastbourne, on the southern coast of England. On September 12 and 13, representatives from Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean are gathering to examine the context of enormous difficulties and challenges facing the global agrifood system and the actions of labor organizations in the sector.

The Pineapple Republic

When those elected by the people to lead and manage government institutions renounce their most basic duties and responsibilities, such as protecting human life, and do so to safeguard and promote the economic interests of a sycophantic1 elite and of multinational corporations, they rightfully earn the epithet “serial social killers.”