Slow Food is adding its voice to an appeal to the international community to guarantee Afrin’s stability and security and prevent further Turkish aggression from within Syria and across the Syrian border. Several academics and activists, including MIT Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky, have joined the appeal by signing an open letter entitled “Do Not Let Afrin Become Another Kobane.”
Carlo Petrini on the Future of the Slow Food Movement
The demands for good, clean and fair food for all continue to spread. Attention towards what ends up in our plates is increasingly interdisciplinary, with interest growing even among those who don’t know of the existence of an association that has made these ideas its raison d’être. For these reasons, it is imperative that we be open and inclusive.
Glyphosate—activism pays off. EU sets up enquiry commission
Europe isn’t only calls for austerity and budget restrictions, and sometimes it’s prepared to show it. Last week, in fact, the European Parliament approved the composition of a special enquiry commission to look into authorization procedures for pesticides.