Archive for January 2009

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

Jan 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts

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 of the Center for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University, UK, in response to “Politics of Hunger,” Foreign […]



Response to Paul Collier in Foreign Affairs

Jan 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts

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 William Aal, our recent guest Carol Thompson of Northern Arizona University and Lucy Jarosz of UW have written a […]



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

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Events

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, “Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt”, City Lights Books, 2009.   “Mexico Unconquered is an evocative report on the […]