Illahee 2013 Lecture Series
Who influences, controls, and owns other key aspects of our lives: what we eat, the information we access, the environment, our own finances, and our politicians? In short, who owns us? And what can we do about it?
Who Owns Our Food?
AWARD-WINNING author, activist, and food policy expert, Raj Patel has made the global food system his passion. After working for the World Bank and World Trade Organization, Patel became a harsh critic of their methods and protested against them around the world. His thoughts on food, hunger, and globalization have appeared in a number of US and international news sources including the LA Times, NY Times, and The Guardian. Read full bio.
When: January 23, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Where: First Congregational Church, 1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, Oregon
FREE for Portland State students with valid ID