December 1, 2010


is an economic system based on Agri-business profit efforts regardless of impact on environment and public health. It is characterized by investments that are determined by prices, production, and distribution of goods under the guise of competition in a free market (1). Enticement, environmental injustice, manipulation of government policy, below living wage employment, with isolation of profit at the upper corporate echelons are all core benchmark values (2,3).

1. Democracy Now! The War and Peace Report
2. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Justice
3. Living Wage Calculator for Honolulu County, Hawaii
4. Joe Strumer and the Mescaleros: Johnny Appleseed

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