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Food is the New Oil and Land the New Gold: Lester Brown

Posted By admin On October 9, 2012 @ 2:06 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

Bernice Napach
Daily Ticker [1]
Oct 9, 2012

The United Nations food agency reports that food prices are rising again, reaching 6-month highs and nearing levels not since 2008. Higher prices then spurred food riots in the Middle East and North Africa, which fueled the Arab Spring.

There’s no sign of widespread food riots now but eventually there could be, says Lester Brown, president and founder of the Earth Policy Institute and author of the new book “Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity.”

Full article here [2]


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[1] Daily Ticker: http://www.naturalnews.com/037478_Whole_Foods_GMO_truth.html

[2] Full article here: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/food-oil-land-gold-lester-brown-113235261.html

[3] World food prices rise further, raising fears of unrest: http://www.prisonplanet.com/world-food-prices-rise-further-raising-fears-of-unrest.html

[4] Gordon Brown Sold Britain’s Gold at Artificially Low Prices to Bail Out a Large American Bank: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gordon-brown-sold-britain%e2%80%99s-gold-at-artificially-low-prices-to-bail-out-a-large-american-bank.html

[5] Food Prices Rising: Reaching Near Emergency Levels, Riots Expected: http://www.prisonplanet.com/food-prices-rising-reaching-near-emergency-levels-riots-expected.html

[6] Burning up food prices: More corn going to ethanol production now than food production: http://www.prisonplanet.com/burning-up-food-prices-more-corn-going-to-ethanol-production-now-than-food-production.html

[7] Did Gordon Brown Sell UK’s Gold To Keep AIG And Rothschild Solvent; More Disclosures On How The NY Fed Manipulates Gold Prices: http://www.prisonplanet.com/did-gordon-brown-sell-uks-gold-to-keep-aig-and-rothschild-solvent-more-disclosures-on-how-the-ny-fed-manipulates-gold-prices.html

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