Frederick Kaufman

Frederick Kaufman

A professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Frederick Kaufman’s cover story for the July 2010 issue of Harper’s, “The food bubble,” has provoked controversy throughout the food world, and led to radio appearances—including Australian Public Radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, and NPR—and television appearances onDemocracy Now! and Bloomberg TV. In “The food bubble,” Kaufman investigated the role that investment banks played in the upsurge of food prices in 2008 and how the subsequent rise in the price of global wheat pushed the number of the world’s food insecure to more than a billion people. Kaufman has also investigated recent efforts by transnational companies such as WalMart and Unilever to set the agenda for sustainable agriculture.

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Frederick Kaufman: Speaker Update

Frederick Kaufman

As TEDxManhattan approaches, we are checking in with past speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, Frederick Kaufman, a contributing editor at Harper’s and a professor at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism, updates us on his new book.  At TEDxManhattan 2011, Frederick spoke about research projects aimed at developing […]


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Frederick Kaufman to speak at TEDxManhattan

A professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Frederick Kaufman has been a featured guest on National Public Radio and various news television programs and documentaries. His cover story for the July 2010 issue of Harper’s,”The food bubble”, has provoked controversy throughout the food world, and led to radio appearances, including Australian Public Radio, […]


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