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Food for Thought AND Action: A Food Sovereignty Curriculum

On the occasion of World Food Day, Grassroots International and the National Family Farm Coalition are pleased to announce the release of Food for Thought And Action: A Food Sovereignty Curriculum. The curriculum is accessible online…

Open Letter to Paul Collier, in response to “Politics of Hunger”

To:Editors, Foreign Affairs From:William Aal, Community Alliance for Global Justice, Seattle Lucy Jarosz, Professor, Geography, University of Washington Carol Thompson, Professor, Political Economy, Northern Arizona University Re:Open Letter to Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Director…

Response to Paul Collier in Foreign Affairs

In a recent article in Foreign Affairs, Paul Collier advocates “slaying three giants” to end the food crisis “peasant agriculture, fear of scientific agriculture and the myth of biofuels to overcome US oil dependence.”  CAGJ member…

Feb 19: Mexico Unconquered/Mexico No Conquistado – Join us for an evening of music, film, photos and discussion!

CAGJ Event Thursday February 19, 2009, 7 – 10pm Mexico Unconquered: Join us for an evening of music, film, photos and discussion! Journalist and activist John Gibler will give a short talk about his new book,…

Over 400 People Attend Teach-In on Food Crisis

More than 400 people attended the “Confronting the Food Crisis: Cultivating Just Alternatives to the Corporate Food System” Teach-in on December 5th and 6th. This was a huge turnout that far surpassed our expectations! A big…

Dr. Carol Thompson, African Scholar – visits Seattle, December 4-6

CAGJ is proud to host Dr Thompson, Professor of Political Science Northern Arizona University. Details on Agra Watch including three papers she has provided us.

United Students for Fair Trade Convergence

United Students for Fair Trade Convergence, “Fair Trade: Taking It Forward” University of Washington HUB, Seattle November 7-10, 2008 About the Convergence: The Convergence will include workshops on Fair Trade that range from Fair Trade basics…

CAGJ Signs Call to Action to Confront Food Crisis!

Today CAGJ signed on to the Call to Action of the US Working Group on the Food Crisis, an ad hoc group of organizations from around the US, representing various sectors of the food system, including…

Presidential Candidates on Agriculture, Trade, and Development

Unedited version of an article in CAGJ’s November Newsletter, compiled by Ashley Fent. Please note that CAGJ does not endorse any presidential candidate. Speaking as an individual, it is my opinion that neither of the two…

Confronting the Food Crisis Teach-in Update

THIS Friday & Saturday! TEACH-IN: “Confronting the Food Crisis: Cultivating Just Alternatives to the Corporate Food System.” The Teach-In is FREE and open to the public – no registration necessary! Come enjoy part or all of…