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Is Houston About to Become America's Coffee Capital?new

While Seattle may be the center of American coffee culture, it's Houston that's becoming the center of coffee commerce. William Dunaway, a Honduran coffee exporter who relocated to Houston to set up a micro-roasting operation here, is convinced Houston will soon dominate the U.S. coffee business.
Houston Press  |  Robb Walsh  |  11-17-2009  |  Food+Drink

William I. Robinson's Latest Outlines a Mad Rush Toward a World Where Cars Consume Cerealnew

In Latin America and Global Capitalism, Robinson uses research from years of on-the-ground work, and sifts through rafts of data to map out how neoliberal trade agreements and other mechanisms for greasing the machine of global commerce have increased profits for global elites while deeply disrupting traditional patterns of life and balance with the natural world.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Ben Terrall  |  07-01-2009  |  Nonfiction

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