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Pepper: How Our Favourite Spice Is Tainted By a Deadly Legacy
World  (tags: agriculture, poverty, despair, economy, exploitation, world, politics, society, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 935 days ago - theecologist.org
From India to Indonesia pepper farmers are increasingly vulnerable to harvest failures, food price crashes and price fixing
Our Seeds - a Video That Warns of the Threat Commercial Seeds Pose to Pacific Islander Food Security | Act Now!
World  (tags: PNG, Papua New Guinea, environment, foreign interests, environmental damage, illegal, agriculture, despair, hybrids, pesticides, synthetic fertilisers, traditional farming, food )

Jenny
- 1019 days ago - actnowpng.org
Seeds Blong Yumi - a documentary that celebrates traditional food plants, stresses the importance of maintaining traditional farming practices, addresses the problems of globalised food based on hybrids that require pesticides and synthetic fertilisers
Resilience Amid Burma Catastrophe
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, cyclone victims, despair, children, hunger )

Ben
- 2289 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
It has been 10 days since Cyclone Nargis devastated much of southern Burma. A BBC reporter in the country says many victims are resilient and resigned, but others remain in desperate need.
South Africa: Worse Now Than Under Apartheid?
World  (tags: South Africa, human rights, needs, despair, americans, politics, propaganda, poverty, divided by race )

Barb
- 2509 days ago - news.newamericamedia.org
The economic disparities under apartheid still persist in South Africa, despite the political ascendancy of Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. That message is being brought to the United States by a South African from a different political .....>
   

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