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Raj Patel

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Raj Patel

Raj Patel is a fellow at the Institute for Food and Development Policy, and author of Stuffed and Starved and, most recently, The Value of Nothing.


News and Features

A truly democratic food system will need to rewrite the rules of our financial system.

The full extent of the damage from the BP disaster will not be known for years, but if we are to learn anything now, we must confront the question: What are the true costs of our energy needs?

The Gates Foundation in Africa


We hear from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation regarding our September 21 "Ending Africa's Hunger," and our authors reply.

Bill Gates's fortune is funding a new Green Revolution. But is that what Africans need?