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We Feed the World

Posted by Dave on June 1, 2008

We Feed the World is a film about globalisation and scarcity amid plenty.  From the Fanonite.

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Burp! Pepsi Versus Coke

Posted by charliemarks on March 31, 2008

John Pilger’s first collaboration with fellow Australian director Alan Lowery, looks at the worldwide struggle for soft drink supremacy by the Coca Cola company, and illuminates the power of multinational corporations.

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Supermarket Secrets

Posted by Dave (The Void) on July 22, 2007

The place of food in Western society has been completely transformed over the past fifty years, with the rise and ultimately the dominance of a few enormous supermarket chains.  From the farm or factory to the dinner table, every aspect of what we eat is controlled by these companies – not for our sakes, of course, but for their shareholders’.  This documentary (two episodes, 50 mins each) shows some of the consequences.

Part two follows.

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