Capitalism Eats Africa Today

Articles on land grabs, food speculation, and biofuel colonialism in Africa:

1) Weinststein, L. 2008. “The new scramble for Africa.” International Socialist Review 60.
http://www.isreview.org/issues/60/feat-africa.shtml

2) Vidal, John. 2010. “How food and water are driving a 21st century African land grab.” The Guardian, March 7. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/07/food-water-africa-land-grab

3) Multiple articles in the Third World Network’s Resurgence: “A New Food Crisis”(2010) http://www.twnside.org.sg/title2/resurgence/2010/twr240-241.htm

4) Hari, Johann. 2010. “How Goldman Gambled on Starvation.” The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/johann-hari/johann-hari-how-goldman-gambled-on-starvation-2016088.html

5) From Hari’s blog, this may be a longer version of the #4 Hari article (originally published in The Independent) above: http://johannhari.com/2010/07/02/how-goldman-sachs-gambling-on-starving-the-worlds-poor-and-won

See also the work of economist John Loxley and
Ferguson, James. 2006. Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order. Duke University Press.
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