A city-wide suspension of activities in Mexico City continues for the fifth day, including cancellation of all school levels, yesterdays Sunday mass, and all sporting events and cultural activities. The suspension began Thursday night when the Secretary of Health announced … Continue reading
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In the dark, Global North: “Green Revolution Trapping India’s Farmers in Debt” aired Tuesday on National Public Radio, and a brief mention was reported in the April 15th edition of the UK Independent: Over 1,500 farmers in an Indian state … Continue reading
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NPR’s Planet Money podcast, Friday, February 20th edition, Hear: The Obama Plan.
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NYTimes Magazine food policy article, A Farmer in Chief letter to the President elect. And an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, about the letter.