Food As A Spearhead For Gentrification

By Pascale Joassart-Marcelli, Consortium News. -

I live in San Diego, where I teach courses on urban and food geographies and conduct research on the relationship between food and ethnicity in urban contexts. In recent years, I started to [...]

Soaring Food Prices Drive Hunger Around The World

By John Malvar, WSWS. -

The 2021 Global Hunger Index (GHI), published on Thursday, revealed soaring levels of hunger among the poor and working populations around the globe. The foreword, written by the heads of [...]

A World Without Hunger

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 1 October, the International Peoples’ Assembly (IPA), a network of over 200 social and political movements, had its public launch. The IPA owes its origin to a meeting held in Brazil in 2015 [...]

‘Feed ‘Em All!’ Fridge With Free Food Now Open In Maywood

By F. Amanda Tugade, Village Free Press (VFP). -

On an early Saturday afternoon, about a dozen residents and local organizers gathered in Maywood outside of the childhood home of Black Panther icon Fred Hampton. Armed with boxes of fresh whole [...]

‘People Are Not Starving, They Are Being Starved’

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

Over international 250 organizations are demanding urgent action from global governments to address the hunger and famine faced by hundreds of millions—a crisis the groups said is driven largely [...]

How Detroit Is Working to Change Food Desert Rep

By Sherrell Dorsey, www.nextcity.org -

By Sherrell Dorsey for Next City - Mike Feinman owns and operates E&L Supermercado in Southwest Detroit. The grocery store has been in his family for three generations, and has supplied the [...]