What we eat (and how) has an important impact not only on our own health but also on the health of the planet. Anna Lappé demonstrates that our food choices have a very direct effect on climate warming—because they shape the world’s agricultural production. With verve and clarity, Lappé presents us with the tools to understand and fight for a more rational approach to food production, government policies, and our own personal food consumption.

Gottlieb and Joshi’s book gives us a fuller idea of how the food justice movement has grown in the past several decades. This book gives plenty of reason for hope, plus lots of useful information on how the struggle is being mounted for a sane food policy. The authors are aware of the way movements can fail, so they are careful to expose the structural changes that are necessary, in...

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