Lappé says, "No Food Shortage"
So why are people starving?
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One quarter of the world's people are hungry. Want to know why? Watch this video from Democracy Now, where Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet, talks about what she calls "the biggest human rights debacle of my lifetime...and it is totally avoidable."
Also after the jump:Our Gluttonous Leaders
[above: "Dinner Party Dame," Chris Wake]
As Global Food Crisis Tops G8 Summit Agenda, World Leaders Enjoy Lavish 18-Course Banquet
Shortly after saying they were “deeply concerned” about soaring global food prices and supply shortages, world leaders attending the G8 summit in Hokkaido sat down to an eighteen-course gastronomic extravaganza, courtesy of the Japanese government. We take a look at the global food crisis, food independence and real democracy with bestselling author, Frances Moore Lappé.
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