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Nova Scotia Activists Surprised by Clinton Apology to Haitinew

Former US president Bill Clinton has apologized for flooding Haiti with cheap American rice beginning in the mid 1990s, making it impossible for Haitian farmers to compete.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Bruce Wark  |  04-02-2010  |  International

Monocrops Bring Food Crisisnew

Move over, peak oil and global warming. A new crisis is exploding right now across the developing world: peak food. Rising costs for staples like rice have sparked unrest across Asia, the Caribbean, and Africa this month.
The Georgia Straight  |  Alex Roslin  |  04-21-2008  |  Food+Drink

Fall Books Defy Disasternew

This coming fall and winter are thin on fiction but large on hulking works of non-fiction that might help us catch up with this runaway bobsled called planet Earth.
Boston Phoenix  |  John Freeman  |  09-27-2005  |  Books

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