Raj Patel


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Raj Patel has worked for the World Bank and WTO and been tear-gassed on four continents protesting against them. Writer, activist, and academic, he is currently a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Centre for African Studies, a researcher at the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and a fellow at The Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First.

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Published on April 06, 2009 07:06
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Stuffed And Starved: Market...

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“Agricultural sustainability doesn't depend on agritechnology. To believe it does is to put the emphasis on the wrong bit of 'agriculture.' What sustainability depends on isn't agri- so much as culture.”
Raj Patel, The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy

“If war is gods way of teaching geography to Americans, then recession is his way of teaching little economics to everyone”
Raj Patel, The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy

“the politics behind witch hunts concerns a new vision of the world, where women who insisted on their rights to value land, to their freedom to common, had no place.14 It was in their defense of commoning that women were killed as witches.”
Raj Patel, The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy

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