Our challenge: surviving the rule of economists
"Ending famine simply by ignoring the experts" heads the encouraging story of Malawi’s turnaround on hunger …
What’s strange is that the "experts" in the piece are U.S. and British economists who advocated the standard imperial liberal solution (grow cash crops for export to us, and buy your food from us). Thankfully, the people of Malawi ignored such expertise and concentrated instead of the physical reality before them.
There is very little time for us to stop seeing our manifest crises in the physical and biological world through the lenses of "experts" who are themselves totally untrained in those fields of study.