Let Them Eat Junk: How Capitalism Creates Hunger and Obesity

Let Them Eat Junk: How Capitalism Creates Hunger and Obesity

Robert Albritton


this can be the 1st publication to examine the nutrition from a Marxist perspective.

Respected economist Robert Albritton argues that the capitalist process, faraway from providing at the promise of inexpensive, nutritious foodstuff for all, has created an international the place 25% of the area inhabitants are over-fed and 25% are hungry. This malnourishment of fifty% of the world's inhabitants is defined systematically, a fresh swap from bills that target cultural elements and person greed. Albritton information the commercial relatives and connections that experience positioned us in a scenario of simultaneous oversupply and undersupply of food.

This explosive publication presents but extra proof that the human expense of capitalism is way greater than these in energy will admit.

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