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GG091015: Global Food Crisis

October 15, 2009

DEVINDER SHARMA: …there is no shortage of food in the world. You know, we have about 6.7 billion people on the earth, and we produce food for 11.5 billion people. There’s no shortage. It’s only that one part of the world is eating more, and one part of the world is starving. And I think that’s a distribution problem, the critical problem that we need to address. — [Trigger warning!] The concept of redistribution is uncongenial to The American Dream. —

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  1. Jenny permalink
    October 15, 2009 11:36 AM

    Well, I would think scaling back subsidies for one would allow for less dependcy on exports. So he’s right about that.

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