10/30 Frederick Kaufman, How Food Stopped Being Food

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! 

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