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Inside the Geopolitics of a Hungry Planet

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Welcome to FP's first-ever food issue in which we travel across this hungry planet of ours at a time when skyrocketing prices are dictating politics from the Middle East to Madagascar. The special section, which travels from the yuppies who've appropriated the miracle food of the Incas to a darkened kitchen in Baghdad where women battered by war came together to celebrate life, explores the food wars of the 21st century, debunks the conventional wisdom about hunger and poverty, shows us 10 ways we really are what we eat, and asks leading experts to predict the future of food.

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  • TradeTrade

    Eat, Drink, Protest
    By Annia Ciezadlo

  • Bretton Woods

    1 Billion People Are Hungry
    By Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

  • BRICs

    The Baguettes of War
    By Anna Badkhen

  • TradeTrade

    Street Eats
    An FP Slide Show

  • Bretton Woods

    The 21st-century Food Wars
    By Lester R. Brown

  • BRICs

    How Food Explains the World
    By Joshua E. Keating

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