What are the underlying reasons for the upsurge in food prices around the world? What can be done about it? The Executive Director of Food First, Eric Holt-Gimenez, lays it out for us in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick. Holt-Gimenez is also the author ofCampesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America’s Farmer to Farmer Movement for Sustainable Agriculture, published by Food First.
Dick Weissman (DickWeissman.com) musical artist/author/teacher to entertain. Dick plays banjo, guitar, and piano, and has published many books on music and the music business. Founder of the folk group "The Journeymen," Dick also was a studio muscian in New York and has recorded on many labels with many fine artists. Dick has taught in universities and colleges in Oregon, Denver, California, and Colorado to name a few. A fine artist to be sure, so listen up..........Jade Hosts
Things were happening as normal: a enlightening weekly conversation (this time on the state of hip hop) with dear brother Tony Muhammad... and then Africa Baby Bam of legendary group the Jungle Brothers phones in and drops some knowledge; making this an even more enlightening experience! Much respect to Baby Bam, and to Tony.