The Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (Landless Rural Workers Movement, MST) has launched a Christmas hamper of organic foodstuffs being sold from their base in São Paulo, with the aim of expanding direct sales to consumers across Brazil of products produced on family farms established under the Land Reform. It is vital, says MST, to produce nourishing food based on ecological farming and systems of trading which are fairer to both to the producer and the consumer. The hamper and its products are introduced by Michelle Gomes.
Serena Chang reviews the new LAB publication, 'The Past is an Imperfect Tense’ by Bernardo Kucinkski, translated by Tom Gatehouse.
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