Speculating with Lives: How Global Investors Make Money Out of Hunger | SPIEGEL ONLINE

In recent years, the financial markets have discovered the huge opportunities presented by agricultural commodities. The consequences are devastating, as speculators drive up food prices and plunge millions of people into poverty. But investors care little about the effects of their deals in the real world. Read more…

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