CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE HUNGER GAMES (3/6)

Daniela Ueda Martins, FLF Student. This entry is the second of a series of posts reflecting on the political role of food in the fictional book series Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. The discussion is an idea of Dr Jose Luis Vivero Pol. Hunger as a means of controlling people is the strongest message on the book “Hunger Games”. In the Capitol, food is plentiful, … Continue reading CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE HUNGER GAMES (3/6)

Subversive Markets as Weapons: from The Hunger Games to Food Sovereignty (1/6)

Carol Choi, FLF Student This entry is the first of a series of articles reflecting on the political role of food in the book series Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. The discussion is an idea of Dr Jose Luis Vivero Pol. One of the major currents running through The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is the notion of food as the basis of society.  It … Continue reading Subversive Markets as Weapons: from The Hunger Games to Food Sovereignty (1/6)

VIDEO: Interview with Jose Luis Vivero Pol

00:10 – How and why did you realise that you would dedicate your life to food? 2:48 – Hunger is politics. What is the most pressing issue, both for public authorities and individuals? 7:03 – How do you view your role as a researcher? 9:24 – What do you think about Public-Private Partnerships? Can corporations be drivers of political change? Continue reading VIDEO: Interview with Jose Luis Vivero Pol