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    ‘Disobeying so as to continue defending other tastes?’

    There is nothing more personal and intimate than taste. Bourdieu even said that taste is discrimination. We know what we love. We know what repulses us. Yet despite all that, are we truly free from these judgements? Here is a look at the elements discussed during this 3rd workshop that put into question the ‘Politics of Taste’. (Article in French)

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    Marc Dufumier, ‘Our agricultural system must be completely revamped’

    Professor Emeritus of Comparative Agriculture and Agricultural Development at AgroParisTech, Marc Dufumier has brought to the forefront the concept of an ‘agro-ecosystem’, where land, animal herds, and plants are considered in their entirety.

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    Brazil’s rotten meat scandal: What we know

    Salmonella steaks? Carcinogenic chemicals? Lying labels? Brazil, the world’s biggest beef and poultry exporter, has been hit by stomach-churning allegations of corrupt practices in its meat industry. Police have halted exports by 21 meat processers suspected of bribing inspectors to issue them bogus health certificates…

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