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Mastering the Commodities Markets by Francesca Taylor

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THE ETHICS AND SOCIAL EQUITY OF FOOD INVESTMENT

Even the recent James Bond novel, Carte Blanche, bases its plot around food and taps the moral ambivalence that many feel about the making of money or holding of power based on access to food.

Food lies at the cutting edge of moral philosophy and economics. There is already more than enough food in the world to feed us all. If we all became vegetarians then both hunger and increases in global warming would be eliminated. Given these facts should government step in and control who eats what and where?

Control of food and agriculture

There are a few who see this as a practical possibility and point to the experience of the United Kingdom during its period of war-induced rationing in the 1940 and ...

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