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Exploding the Biofuel Myths

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez | Jul 6, 2007

Biofuels are the subject of much heated debate. In the hands of big business, just how green are they? And…

Organic Coffee Crisis?

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Devon Sampson, Eric Holt-Giménez and Ian Bailey | Apr 1, 2007

Worldwide, 25 million people earn their livelihoods from coffee, supplying an estimated 500 billion cups of coffee to consumers each year.

Biofuels: Who suffers? Who benefits?

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez and Kevin Fingerman | Feb 11, 2007

Special to the Des Moines Register Biofuels, derived from everything from corn to French-fry grease, are being widely touted in…

Agricultural Trade Liberalization and Mexico

Policy Brief | Gisele Henriques and Raj Patel | Aug 5, 2003

Farming communities have made clear demands for an end to the agricultural provisions within NAFTA and withdrawal from the WTO Agreement on Agriculture.