looming silent giant


The Star Tribune in Minnesota’s twin cities has published an amazing 7-part series called HUNGRY PLANET.

In fact, the first segment starts out with a teaser video about palm oil, used in food and other products. So segment one complements the materials for this month’s fast on the Global Food Crisis.

To read up on this looming agricultural behemoth, the following link will get you there:
Our Hungry Planet: Cargill looms as a silent giant

in secrecy, the Minnetonka-based conglomerate — with $120 billion in
annual revenues — holds much sway over world food costs.


And may you have a happy International Human Rights Day! 

I’m going to celebrate by calling my congressperson or writing in response to an action alert that comes in today – which, I confess, I might have otherwise deleted. Not today!