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Tubularsock has always wondered how it would be to live in a country which had an educated and informed electorate but Tubularsock has come to the conclusion that the possibility of that will NEVER come to pass ….. EVER.

Not in the United States of America …… that is a given.

In former-times the learned had to read from parchment texts by candlelight and write with a pointed feather. In even earlier times they “wrote” on the walls of caves. And “In the beginning” they “wrote” on stone tablets using a chisel and hammer but in truth you’d have to be stoned to believe “those” stories.

Our society has the ability to be informed IN DETAIL and in REAL TIME to information 24/7. And information is just pouring out of every electronic orifice we have in our pockets, on our desks, in our cars, on our laps BUT the populous…

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The Food Sovereignty Prize: Taking Back the Commons

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Lucas Benitez, co-director of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers from the United States, makes his acceptance speech after being honored at WhyHunger's 2012 Food Sovereignty Prize, which honors grassroots leaders working for a more democratic food system, New York, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (Stuart Ramson/Insider Images for WhyHunger) Lucas Benitez, co-director of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers from the United States, makes his acceptance speech after being honored at WhyHunger’s 2012 Food Sovereignty Prize, which honors grassroots leaders working for a more democratic food system, New York, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (Stuart Ramson/Insider Images for WhyHunger)

While the corporate media slavishly promotes genetic modification and other technological fixes to global hunger, the food sovereignty movement continues to grow by leaps and bounds.

The Food Sovereignty Prize is awarded by the Food Sovereignty Alliance, which works to rebuild local food economies and asserts democratic control over food production. They assert that all human beings deserve a right to determine how and where their food is grown.

The prize was first awarded in 2009 as an alternative to the World Food Prize, a corporate sponsored award for technological fixes – such as genetic modification – promoted by the global elite…

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