The Sugar Industry GUESTS: Paul Roberts *Contributing Editor, Harper's Magazine *Author, "The Sweet Hereafter" in November 1999 issue of Harper's SIDNEY MINTZ *Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University *Author, Sweetness and Power (Viking, 1985) When you're putting sugar in your coffee, you probably don't think about where it came from, or how much it costs. But the federal government spends millions of dollars in subsidies and limits imports, ensuring higher sugar prices for Americans. What are the costs of subsidizing sugar, for consumers and for the environment? Join Melinda Penkava and guests to examine the history and politics of the sugar industry.
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The Sugar Industry

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The Sugar Industry

The Sugar Industry

The Sugar Industry

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Paul Roberts *Contributing Editor, Harper's Magazine *Author, "The Sweet Hereafter" in November 1999 issue of Harper's SIDNEY MINTZ *Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University *Author, Sweetness and Power (Viking, 1985) When you're putting sugar in your coffee, you probably don't think about where it came from, or how much it costs. But the federal government spends millions of dollars in subsidies and limits imports, ensuring higher sugar prices for Americans. What are the costs of subsidizing sugar, for consumers and for the environment? Join Melinda Penkava and guests to examine the history and politics of the sugar industry.