“Composting and growing carrots is a nice start, but we need to get rid of the growth economy, make the global economic system work to meet needs, and replace capitalism with a different economic system that works for people. Most Green people are stuck at the level of compost heaps, which don’t have a chance of saving us. We don’t want to be a society full of compost heaps heading for disaster. Growing carrots locally is just the first step to changing the economy.”
Alana has studied one of the many vibrant alternatives to this juggernaut, the movement for food sovereignty, conceived and led by La Vía Campesina. Vía Campesina is typical of contemporary social movements in its recognition of the common interests of first and third world farmers, smallholders and laborers, producers and consumers and in its recognition of the centrality of women, indigenous people and culture to forming truly liberatory alternatives.
Amory Starr Luis A. Fernandez Christian Scholl 2011: New York University Press Don’t mind the press’ stupid title, the proper one is: Out of Order:
biotech lecture © amory starr 2005 three kinds of biotechnology biotech crops biotech pharmaceuticals bio-prospecting/biopiracy/biopatenting four kinds of biotech crops increased nutrition/shelf life/freeze tolerant/consistent size/ease
In 2005, LA Sound Posse, asked me to record my lectures on globalization. The audio is available at Radio4All.
Amory Starr roundtable on “directions for the anti-corporate globalization movement” with Bernard Cassen (President of ATTAC, France), Gerald Horne (U of Noth Carolina), Dennis Brutus
“the international context of anti-globalization: key concepts” Amory Starr Arizona State University, Phoenix Department of Justice Studies 2.15.02 It’s really a pleasure to
Report from F2 manifestations against the World Economic Forum Meetings, New York City (January 31-Feb 3, 2002) The Divas for Democracy, an affinity group including
naming the enemy, before seattle: an autochthonous book review WorldReview, 5:1 (2002): 14-16. other peoples’ reviews… The bulk of the research for Naming the Enemy
What happened to DAN in LA?: speculative notes I am an activist from the anti-globalization movement and am also an anti-racist activist. I spent Aug