the atlantic’s viertel breaks down the complexities of corporate involvement in the world food system. in particular, his point about a falsity taken for a fact helps explain the hesitation on behalf of some to discredit the ethics of corporate food production–well, they are trying to feed the (poor, hungry, resource-less) world by 2050.
it seems only logical by certain modes of logic that increased industrial agricultural production plus lots of gmos will exponentially increase food production, which means more food and less hungry people. right?
but- who is hungry? and why? and what exactly do we need– more empty calorie production? only if we want the rest of the hungry world to be as full as our obese american asses are. just saying..