Synopses & Reviews
Bove examines the issues behind the campaign that was successfully launched to enthusiastic suport at the WTO protests in Seattle last November: the industrialization of agriculture in a global economy, the environmental damage this is wreaking and the tasteless unhealthy food that results.
The farmer who became a hero for leading an attack on a McDonald's is lauded in this book that rails against the growth of junk food and how it affects small businesses and people's health.
Jose Bove, a French farmer, has become a leading figure in the global anti-capitalist protests. This book tells his story and examines the issues behind the WTO protests in Seattle, November 2000: the industrialization of agriculture in a global economy and the environmental damage this is causing.
In this lively and hard-hitting book Bové, and François Dufour, recount the dramatic events of their famous demonstration against MacDonald’s and examine the issues behind the resulting campaign, which has now stretched from France and Seattle around the world.
About the Author
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, fellow at the Nation Institute and author of The Shock Doctrine.