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Food Justice and the Occupy Movement | Care2 Healthy Living

Food Justice and the Occupy Movement | Care2 Healthy Living

Last week, I attended Occupy Oakland’s general strike. It was a very positive experience for me. Although the movement is rooted in a deep frustration and sense of injustice, the protesters were optimistic and peaceful. On Friday, I will be helping to maintain a tent co-hosted by People’s Grocery, a food justice organization, and other local non-profits and activist groups. The message of the food justice movement is perfectly in keeping with the message of the occupy movement. At its heart, the occupy movement is an expression of the belief that our society has erected too many barriers between its citizens and a comfortable standard of living. With the banking scandals, student loan debt, exploitative corporate practices, undue corporate influence in Washington, a lack of sufficient and affordable healthcare, and a lack of well paying jobs, it is simply too difficult for...

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