Read Roger Thurow's Latest Commentary from The Global Food for Thought Blog


Read Chicago Council Senior Fellow Roger Thurow's latest commentary, "Outrage and Inspire - Nelson Mandela: Tolerance in an Intolerant Time," posted on the Global Food for Thought Blog on July 12, 2013. Thurow serves as the editor and principal contributor to the blog, which offers information, commentary, and analysis on breaking developments on international agriculture, food, and related issues.

Roger ThurowRoger Thurow joined the Council in January 2010 after three decades at The Wall Street Journal. For twenty years, he was a foreign correspondent based in Europe and Africa. His coverage of global affairs spanned the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the release of Nelson Mandela, the end of apartheid, the wars in the former Yugoslavia, and the humanitarian crises of the first decade of this century – along with 10 Olympic Games.Thurow's most recent book, The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change, was published in May 2012.

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