When I moved to Wyoming to retire and help look after my granddaughter, I invested my assets in a wheat farm.  At the time, it seemed a good thing. Wall Street had acquired a bad name. To grow wheat was a safer bet, surely, than going with a wildly fluctuating stock market? 

That was seven years ago. Today I know there is no such thing as safety, particularly when it comes to food. As Frederick Kaufman shows, famine is spreading in spite of redoubled effort to get food and money to the hungr...
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