Capitalism or Socialism

Food Chain Radio Show #1133

Michael Olson, Author & Urban Farming Agriculturalist

Capitalism or Socialism?

Which can best feed us?

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Guest: Eric Holt Gimenez, PhD Author, Foodies Guide to Capitalism Executive Director, Food First

Anyone who has owned or worked on a commercial farm did so for compensation. That compensation is the driving force of capitalism, and capitalism is how we feed ourselves.

Michael Olson Food Chain Radio – Which can best feed us: Socialism or Capitalism?

Michael Olson Food Chain Radio – Which can best feed us: Socialism or Capitalism?

But some, like Eric Holt Gimenez, author of A Foodies Guide to Capitalism, claim that capitalism is the reason why billions go hungry in the midst of so much abundance, why obesity has become a world-wide epidemic; and why land-grabbing, global warming and environmental pollution are increasing.

Holt-Gimenez suggests the only way to rid the world’s food system of racism, classism, and patriarchy is to see and understand the fundamental flaws of capitalism.

And so we ask….

How does capitalism drive our food chain?

Why is capitalism causing so much trouble? 

Which can best feed us: capitalism or socialism?

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Tune in here, for the syndicated the Michael Olson Food Chain Radio Show #1133 January 6, 2018 Saturday 9AM Pacific

 

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