On today’s show journalist Frederick Kaufman explained Wall Street’s speculation in food commodities, why pizza is a great starting point for understanding the global food system, how the financialization of food markets drives up prices and how the “Foodie” movement is overlooking the role of Wall Street abuse in creating unjust and unsustainable food systems.
Also…Hurricane Sandy in NYC.
And keep the conversation going on the morning thread!
Members make the Majority Report possible. Please join us by becoming a MEMBER. You can also show your support by clicking thru to the DONATE button for a one-time donation — anytime. And don’t forget Sam is live every week day at noon. Thanks!