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5 April 2017
How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world's total population suffering malnutrition. Even in the economically advanced capitalist countries like Britain growing numbers are reliant on food banks.
1 March 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Worse-off women; farm fiends; Trotsky and Poland.
27 February 2013
Debate over the genetic modification of crops raises questions for socialists and environmentalists as to the role of GM, as well as the wider issue of science under capitalism
20 February 2013
In the wake of the horsemeat scandal it's clear that food manufacturers, supermarkets and government ministers cannot be trusted to provide and ensure healthy food
23 November 2010
THE FINANCIAL speculators and hedge funds that so spectacularly contributed to the financial crisis resulting in the 'Great Recession' have now turned their attention to the international food market with devastating consequences, writes John Sharpe.
4 May 2001
THE FOOT and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak that started on 2 February has caused a major political crisis...
30 March 2001
THE GOVERNMENT'S 'Operation Cobra' policy to eradicate foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a failure. Parts of the countryside are knee-deep in slaughtered animal carcasses yet the disease shows no sign...
9 March 2001
The Government forms a 'war cabinet'; passenger checks at Channel ports; sporting events cancelled; public access to the countryside restricted...has the country gone to war?...
2 March 2001
THE RECENT outbreak of the highly infectious viral "foot and mouth disease" has discredited British farming and agribusiness once again, writes Amrita Huggins.
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