The Transnational Institute (TNI) carries out cutting-edge analysis on critical global issues, builds alliances with grassroots social movements, develops proposals for a more sustainable and just world.
State of Power seeks to examine different dimensions of globalised power, unmasking the key holders of power and identifying sources of transformative counter-power. The essays cover an impressive breadth of themes, from corporate law to the dominance of the financial sector, from big mining to food speculation, to the struggles challenging power in Mexico, Mozambique, Italy and Greece.
"The pieces collected here...examine questions of power. Some fit into the ‘food systems and hunger’ category , others are more concerned with how we think about food systems and hunger. Control over the world food system implies control over technology and ideology, scholarship and culture as well. Such areas are not peripheral to the horrors of hunger."