April 9, 2014

Food Prices Are Going to Topple More Governments

Josh Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

The Arab Spring may become the textbook example of the geopolitics of food prices -- the food riots and subsequent revolutions transfixed the world. But shifts in food price may be responsible for an even more profound reordering of global power. Food may explain why everything changed during the 1980s.

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TAGGED: Nigeria, United States, Ethanol, Egypt, Tunisia, China, Pakistan, India, Grain, Corn, Food

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