The battle for the world food system: an interview with Raj Patel

June 3, 2010

An interview with Raj Patel, author of 'The Value of Nothing' and 'Stuffed and Starved', about corporate dominance of global food production and battles to create democratic and sustainable food systems.

0:00 Stuffed and Starved
3:02 Who benefits from high food prices?
3:44 Another global food crisis?
6:27 Australia's role in the world food system
9:19 Is sustainable agriculture viable?
10:44 Food sovereignty and La Via Campesina
13:39 Land reform
16:46 Sustainable agriculture in Cuba
19:15 Supermarket organics
20:50 Slow food
22:25 The local food movement

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