Not Everyone Is Feasting

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

As the COVID pandemic upended the economy in the spring and summer of 2020, tens of millions of Americans lost their jobs and became ever more vulnerable to hunger. In consequence, the country’s [...]

Colleges And Policymakers Can Help Keep Students From Going Hungry

By Christel Perkins, The Hechinger Report. -

The pandemic has created extraordinary need for millions of people across the U.S. This is particularly acute, though often hidden, on college campuses, where students are sometimes left to [...]

Food Not Bombs Aims To Bring More Than Just Food

By John Camera, Spectrum Local News. -

New Paltz, NY - Every Wednesday, a mix of New Paltz college students and locals congregate in a small workspace just outside of town. It may look like they’re just cooking and packing food to [...]

Free Grocery Store Opens In District With High Number Of Poor Students

By Janelle Griffiths, NBC News. -

This month, the principal of Linda Tutt High School in the small town of Sanger, Texas, said he was approached by an eighth grader eager to share that he had bought a three-in-one men's shampoo, [...]

Food Insecurity In NYC Rises Precipitously

By Sophia Chang, Gothamist. -

Food pantries in NYC are struggling to keep up with a dramatic increase in demand for assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has inflamed the already desperate situation faced by many [...]

Washington Wants 17 Million Syrians Starved Into Submission

By Stephen Lendman, Global Research. -

Signed into law by Trump last December, the draconian measure that breaches international law became effective on June 17. It has nothing to do with protecting Syrian civilians, everything to [...]

These Workers Don’t Get Aid And Are Going Hungry

By Rebecca Chowdhury, In These Times. -

Coronavirus cases continue to climb across the Southern and Western United States. In New York, previously the nation’s epicenter, many of the residents reeling from the economic consequences are [...]

‘This Is Not What A Food Bank Was Designed To Do’

By Maya L. Kapoor, High Country News. -

“You have so many people that have been displaced from work, you have so many single moms with children at home, and you have so many isolated seniors, that the demand for services has just gone [...]

Ten Signs The US Is Heading For A Depression

By Mike Whitney, The Unz Review. -

Thursday’s jobless claims leave no doubt that the country is in the grips of another severe recession. More than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance in the last week. That [...]

Crisis In Haiti Reaches New Dimensions

By Lautaro Rivara, Internationalist 360. -

Haiti - In the seventh week of protests, and 100 years after the assassination of Charlemagne Peralta, the hero of resistance to the American invasion of 1915-1934, Haitian majorities are [...]