We do want you and readers of your blog to understand that we (and those involved with these alternatives) are not romancing the past or rural life. But the current food crisis certainly supports the alter-globalization’s focus on increased food sovereignty. “Modernization” of agriculture in the southern Philippines, for instance, has been to the benefit of agribusiness corporations, seed/fertilizer/pesticide companies but not to the average farmer.

Dani Rodrik’s weblog: More on alter-globalization.