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Coffee, Corn and the Cost of Globalization - Part 2 (Module 1)

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Published on Jan 13, 2010

[2nd part] Video from Mennonite Central Committee. Thanks for permission to use! To purchase go to http://secure.mcc.org/mccstore/index....

People in North America can eat tropical fruit in winter and buy clothing made in Asia. Around the world, people exchange goods, information and technology at a faster rate than ever before. But not everyone benefits from having the world within reach. This video raises some questions about economic globalization through the stories of two communities in Mexico. In Tilapia, families who depend on income from coffee now face a devastating drop in world coffee prices. In Zacongo, changes to age-old corn farming practices and less expensive imported corn have cut deeply into peoples ability to support themselves. Explore how we as Christians have a responsibility to our global neighbors whose lives have been profoundly affected by this race to accumulate wealth.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

    • Down Mexico Way-De Wolfe Music
  • Artist

    • Hudson Music Library
  • Album

    • HRCB 15 - Jingle Tracks 5 World Travel
  • Licensed by

    • AdRev for a 3rd Party; AdRev Publishing

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