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Raj Patel @_RajPatel Austin, Texas

Research Professor @TheLBJSchool at the University of Texas. Author of "Stuffed and Starved", and co-author of "A History of the World In Seven Cheap Things"

3,480 Following   20,041 Followers   1,631 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/13/09


Pause everything you’re listening to today and tune in to this amazing interview of ⁦@NaomiAKlein⁩ by ⁦@_RajPatel⁩… https://t.co/O7KuPheCzQ
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Retweeted by Raj PatelCharacteristically excellent analysis from @tomphilpott - a primer on the continuing struggles in Wisconsin... https://t.co/C8VbV4JeZe"Nearly three-quarters of contract growers live below the poverty line, living hand-to-mouth and flock-to-flock"… https://t.co/lOSlwZk2kC
11/12
2019
@CES_Europe @INETeconomics @boeckler_de @UTCREEES Speakers include economist James Galbraith, sustainable food acti… https://t.co/kKJEV7qN6N
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11/9
2019
For @thenation's latest issue, I wrote about Jonathan Safran Foer's new book about the climate crisis, collective a… https://t.co/yAaAEqNLJ6
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10/30
2019
Excited to join @DeenaLadd @mer__edith and @LM_Burke to talk about Labour Organizing, Strikes and the Green New Dea… https://t.co/Fp8HKnE8Mp
10/28
2019
All of a sudden, elections are about big ideas -- like transforming our economy to fight climate change. But can we… https://t.co/WQ9ieFwsFJ
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10/22
2019
Just so you know - Sita Bhaumik, Jocelyn Jackson and @510PK are legitimate heirs of the Black Panther Party's work… https://t.co/qmU4yqk8Y8Help Central Brooklyn Food Coop, New York City's ONLY Black-led grocery cooperative : https://t.co/XQy84UERy7 https://t.co/OoS56k0K18
10/18
2019
Good to hear @chantalwclement narrate this corrective to the "how do we feed the world" nonsense that often circula… https://t.co/WUc1IitUrq
10/16
2019
This weekend, in Texas, you'll want to be at the Central Texas Young Farmers' Fall Farm Party. 20 Oct, Montecino Ra… https://t.co/fPsptqRRjL
10/15
2019
Chris Jones @RiverRaccoon: #Iowa's #water quality problem was partly caused by decisions made 100+ years ago, "But… https://t.co/YZMSNLEiuu
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10/5
2019
Marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PRC @focussouth presents a new publication by @WaldenBello :… https://t.co/5Ta6AeIRnx
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10/3
2019
The new @AnnalsofIM research on red/processed meat is just a misguided interpretation of evidence we already have.… https://t.co/fCeUhvAbC2
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10/2
2019
Confused about recent Annals of Internal Medicine meat study? Here's a swift Q&A on why the weight of evidence hasn… https://t.co/3AzRQ7qyUNA Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World: "What could possibly go wrong?" asks Amit Srivastava… https://t.co/j3SwgtsAmoJoin @_RajPatel this Wednesday evening @Englert for clips from the Generation Food Project film, and special guests… https://t.co/2iSMkj4SHn
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10/1
2019
Today we’re joining 45+ environmental groups to stand in solidarity w/ striking workers at @UAW. "Corporate greed… https://t.co/KIcmSmhuSy
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9/30
2019
Congratulations to ⁦@UrbanTilth⁩ (California) and Plan Pueblo a Pueblo (Venezuela) on the 2019 Food Sovereignty Pri… https://t.co/4xiaSvv5K7
Retweeted by Raj PatelThis week of #climateaction, please support the small farmers and rural communities of northeast Brazil whose… https://t.co/y45QrDZUaZ'A Political Movement for Food Systems Change Takes Hold in the Midwest' via Civil Eats - https://t.co/5okTvTKF1T.@JCisnerosTX’s fight is people-powered, and she’s up against an entire establishment that’s built to keep working… https://t.co/8XcKjOnMYe
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9/26
2019
"In actuality, USAID has been a taxpayer-supported program for neocolonial exploiters requiring long-term protectio… https://t.co/r5yuAqH1UH
9/25
2019
Climate change is real, and it is happening now. My friend Harvey is a pecan farmer who lost his farm and his live… https://t.co/MC66eR9neO
Retweeted by Raj PatelThe Green New Deal, argue @andresintheory and colleagues, shouldn't be a public private partnership. "Ultimately, t… https://t.co/NvS30VP5Zv
9/24
2019
The last armed insurrection against the US govt was in 1917, by rural Oklahoma socialists, black, white and Native… https://t.co/BgoSjdInFb
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9/23
2019
Wondering how climate change links with food systems? @foodchainworker points out that crop workers are 20x more li… https://t.co/04tjItMV0FATX #ClimateStrike also has some awesome signs @sunriseatx @sunrisemvmt https://t.co/PpZM3scnkOATX #ClimateStrike has some fierce young activists speaking truth to power. @sunriseatx https://t.co/oW1tjnDBEr
9/20
2019
|New Episode | This week, #ForTheWild is joined by @RajPatel, co-author of 'A History of the World in Seven Cheap T… https://t.co/E6fmgzWKIJ
Retweeted by Raj PatelGM workers are on strike! For background on some of the reasons why, my piece about plant closing at Lordstown has… https://t.co/1u37pppgVr
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9/19
2019
Yesterday was launch day! #OnFire is not a book of theory. It's an intellectual took kit about how we win the f… https://t.co/pwanxWI6rh
Retweeted by Raj Patel @_RajPatel @UAW @rsgexp @paythewriter Agree its a great piece. Maybe you'd like to link? https://t.co/Hr8lcWTv6o
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9/18
2019
Want to understand the @uaw strike? @rsgexp, who I recently discovered was a fellow member of @paythewriter UAW Loc… https://t.co/lFshcpWuF5
9/16
2019
If you're tired of the 'he was good and then he was bad' analyses of Robert Mugabe, start with @percyzvomuya and f… https://t.co/KQzUbhuNjQApologies: the correct link is https://t.co/XdX701WgWO https://t.co/HiqjQlIAZi
9/6
2019
Food workers need our support today, and @foodchainworker is helping provide it. I’m making a gift to their transit… https://t.co/QutF3zZjnN
9/5
2019
Immanuel Wallerstein presente! RIP, and remembered by Boaventura de Sousa Santos https://t.co/HwL5I1ugqv via… https://t.co/AjHRGccFqL
9/4
2019
Pinsky's “Shirt”: Poetry for Labor Day https://t.co/9vOF84c3mi via @newyorker
8/31
2019
The USFSA is pleased to state that the winners of the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize are: Urban Tilth (California) and… https://t.co/aInjVVIdZH
Retweeted by Raj PatelCome hangout with me and @kateorff, @KateAronoff, @VarshPrakash, @jnoisecat, @leahstokes, @MaryHeglar, @aldatweets,… https://t.co/GbQnnlkZRS
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8/30
2019
. @ewarren and @BernieSanders think this farm policy will help rural America rebound. Does it stand a chance?… https://t.co/CiE2O7LK83
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8/27
2019
ICYMI @FCRNetwork has a thorough treatment of the muddled debate relationship between sustainable cattle ranching a… https://t.co/z2i9CvKn4pIf you’re in Austin, I’m going to be on an amazing panel with some fantastic folks like @_RajPatel and @KateAronoff https://t.co/VHKQK4Rjx3
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8/24
2019
Of course the great irony here is that that the game we now know as "Monopoly" originally started out as "The Landl… https://t.co/wIkgWXlt2z
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8/23
2019
Very pleased to see the dots joined in @BernieSanders #GreenNewDeal plan: +Transforming food, energy, infrastructur… https://t.co/1oCORQTiPg
8/22
2019
"But if fighting eco-fascism means eco-socialism, that means a program must allow unity-in-diversity." @maxajl on… https://t.co/ieRq4IB1cU
Retweeted by Raj PatelA footnote to Arundhati Roy's excellent @NYTimes piece: India's plutocrats want to undo Kashmir's 1950s land reform… https://t.co/H9hqjD3YbZSeason 2 of #TheNorthPoleShow drops Sept. 10th everywhere! A fresh comedy tying in the political climate currently… https://t.co/Bc2hI94sjP
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8/21
2019
👏Eric Schlosser: “Don’t buy anything produced by America’s large industrial meatpacking companies. Every dollar tha… https://t.co/acmJT3aYWD
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8/20
2019
Claims of a people’s mythic connection to their land combined with bunk race science form the basis of eco-fascism,… https://t.co/KGmRkwTYnH
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8/12
2019
Vital analysis from the reliably excellent @nick_w_estes https://t.co/P5JO2M9OTc
8/7
2019
The English version of the the 14th @UN_CFS HLPE Report “Agroecological and other innovative approaches for sustain… https://t.co/4df3ZMdsre
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7/18
2019
#Womenwhofarm on a small scale are key players in creating #foodjustice #foodsovereignty. Please support this doc f… https://t.co/GjDVgwzLlA
7/16
2019
Climate change has likely already affected global food production... "with a ~1% average reduction in consumable f… https://t.co/wtNlI04lBU
7/12
2019
Artists, agricultural workers gather in El Paso to protest Border Patrol facilities, treatment of migrants… https://t.co/s0DdEkh1Y2
7/10
2019
MANY congratulations @NinaIchikawa, new exec director of @UCBerkeleyFood! https://t.co/WZakZFJIOI
7/9
2019
Some Lone Star love for agroecology and price parity! Why U.S. Agriculture Needs a 21st Century New Deal… https://t.co/3N6rY6ifi2
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7/5
2019
Make that make that 230 years ago. Fat fingers. https://t.co/g7qo2XuIs2 @_RajPatel Actually, 1789
Retweeted by Raj Patel#7cheapthings Raj Patel @_RajPatel and Jason W. Moore @oikeios in Turkish https://t.co/nbFGioxNaw
Retweeted by Raj PatelOn this day 200 years ago, the "United States passed its first significant piece of legislation: a tariff....around… https://t.co/dHSoB3MypQ
7/4
2019
Walmart has made local markets their monopoly, selling "50 percent or more of all groceries in one in every ten met… https://t.co/CzHO9z4Pxi
7/3
2019
“What we did is say: ‘Wait. Care needs really span the lifespan. Is there a way to think about this in a more holis… https://t.co/CYR75cVBYC
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6/28
2019
My feature on the Lordstown plant is finally up. (Or: I went to Youngstown and found a bunch of fighting workers, n… https://t.co/u7xVyH8Nz9
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6/24
2019
Fallece Marta Harnecker leyenda de marxismo latinoamericano https://t.co/JLYSh6jCw7 https://t.co/EwlGDFw6Un
Retweeted by Raj PatelValley Fever: when climate change, industrial agriculture, and racialized labour exploitation meet. Excellent repor… https://t.co/GqA1d0j6NA
6/17
2019
the most consequential coverup in human history https://t.co/91SDH1JQ47
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6/14
2019
Today we campaign for the Agribusiness Merger Moratorium Act that would put an 18-month freeze on large agribusines… https://t.co/OVV4TMSKWt
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6/13
2019
@CastaneaFellows Congratulations @erae @shorlette @lilianhill_ @GriffithMW @martineieio @MaerajSheikh @aileensuzarahttps://t.co/pMrM2LaZB0
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6/12
2019
@_RajPatel We’d like to bring attention to @parisa4justice a former public defender and true reformer running for C… https://t.co/mMRGuKGQCu
Retweeted by Raj Patel“The chicken company cost me my ability to feed my children and pay our bills,” said Tony Grigsby, a retired cop in… https://t.co/Bo6Dy8k6Xl
Retweeted by Raj Patel*Very* much looking forward to @GhoshAmitav's latest, not yet out in the US, but reviewed glowingly in the UK.… https://t.co/gBep9GjPra
6/10
2019
We've been shortlisted in the Australian Podcast awards! Catch up on one of our latest episodes featuring… https://t.co/ebPQjeq2G4
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5/22
2019
Sasha Abramsky's new report takes his journalistic creds from @RollingStone and @TheNation and lands it in your inb… https://t.co/6rPrQDzh1L
5/19
2019
Here's the team on an incredible day's shoot with activists from @SFHCMalawi in Bwabwa. This is what real leadershi… https://t.co/Sj6ZUjb3AM
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5/13
2019
Vital analysis from @GeorgeMonbiot : Stop eating fish. It’s the only way to save the life in our seas… https://t.co/kie7hfhXOf
5/12
2019
"A small number of firms still control most of the country’s – and by now the world’s – beef. ... this set of relat… https://t.co/BXANrHdeSk
5/7
2019
New study links mothers' pesticide exposure to autism: "exposure in the first year of life increased the odds for t… https://t.co/5a3hMi9cBn
5/2
2019
Thank you @UNICEF, @ActionAidUSA, @OxfamAmerica and others dealing with #Mozambique cyclone relief. For the rest of… https://t.co/LkkaWAN3lB
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5/1
2019
In 1939, Patman’s bill had 70 co-sponsors and he believed he had the votes to pass it. By the next year, support ha… https://t.co/12HIhxwAtt
Retweeted by Raj Patel“Our choice comes down to this. Do we stop life to allow capitalism to continue, or stop capitalism to allow life t… https://t.co/ZQwbRa5Did
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4/26
2019
Policy nerds! If you're thinking about greenhouse gases, you need to think about metrics. Here's an exceptionally t… https://t.co/R7bwq2CCvcGreat story here on improving habitat and water quality on underperforming Corn Belt land. I would suggest an exist… https://t.co/s5eC9RPOWt
Retweeted by Raj PatelAnimation: The countries with the largest cumulative CO2 emissions since 1750 Ranking as of the start of 2019: 1)… https://t.co/aX8fy9lfPB
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4/25
2019
A poem for Earth Day via @PoetryFound "The Creative Drive" by Catherine Barnett https://t.co/gHlHVlmebZ https://t.co/bZyLTaMLZX
4/22
2019
What about the beef? @tomphilpott talks with Marco Springmann, Oxford University researcher, on the impact of our h… https://t.co/ZfujZcY7Kg
Retweeted by Raj Patel @pepsico flexing corporate financial muscle against small farmers but people are stronger than MNCs #boycottpepsihttps://t.co/26o0Ih6eEx
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4/21
2019
PRESS RELEASE - The #ExtinctionRebellion ‘Day of Love’ at Oxford Circus, London is in full swing so please come and… https://t.co/GKizRfOKu2
Retweeted by Raj PatelThe 2019 Brandworkers May Day Campaign is here! Watch the video message from Brandworkers member leader Elias Rojas… https://t.co/p8cbhCU0CW
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4/19
2019
It's @astradisastra - this is brilliant - ‘People are finally talking about class’: Astra Taylor on US democracy, s… https://t.co/xcuQhuPhMe
Retweeted by Raj PatelHappy International Day of Peasant Struggle! @lvc_southasia @ViaCampesinaNAm @via_campesina Do have a look at… https://t.co/F6U2A0BZzK.@via_campesina @lvc_southasia @FIANista @_RajPatel @_AEPF @SysAlt @techno_kavi @joeathialy @kmadhureshhttps://t.co/nm64xKdd74
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4/17
2019
Thirty years ago in "The End of Nature", @billmckibben, saw the dark tunnel humanity had entered. In "Falter", he s… https://t.co/mqvY0VTdkg
4/16
2019
Fresh audio product: • @_RajPatel and Jim Goodman on agriculture under a Green New Deal • @Leigh_Phillips and… https://t.co/Bai3rvdXGH
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4/12
2019
The Path of Yeast Resistance: Links between industrial ag's fungicide use and the rise of resistant Candida auris,… https://t.co/SCqapmzfE5
4/10
2019
#gratitude to @_RajPatel & @familyfarmco board prez Jim Goodman: Better living thru #farming can’t happen w/out ca… https://t.co/Ijmh9eVYCt
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4/6
2019
Agriculture policy in the New Deal sprang from class struggle and uneasy alliances. The Green New Deal will have to… https://t.co/JEy2spWkbM
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4/5
2019

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