Food as a Weapon: Colonial Impact on AgroEconomy

Food as a Weapon: Colonial Impact on AgroEconomy

In Why Can’t People Feed Themselves?, Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins reveal that the majority of cultures have been disrupted and regressed by imperialistic colonialism, resulting in retarded agroeconomy and a scarcity of foodstuffs.

Handfuls of cultures have created abundance and material wealth through exploitation of agriculture, but it was often at the expense of colonies whose resources were vampirized by giant, imperial, blue-blooded squids. It isn’t the attitude or the culture’s mentality that is preventing them from agrarian stability- it was the purposeful exploitation of the indigenous peoples under the yoke of colonial overlords.

How else have the Market and Industrial Revolutions impacted the now-third world?

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