We Have The Money To Fix Our Food System

By Brian Wakamo, Otherwords.org -

Poverty is expensive, but fixing it doesn’t have to be — at least not compared to the status quo. The Institute for Policy Studies and the Poor People’s Campaign recently released a Moral Budget, [...]

Man Builds Pantry Outside His Home To Feed The Hungry

By Mayukh Saha, Activist Post. -

To all those people claiming humanity is in shambles and moral values are dead — you have no idea what you are talking about. Yes, humanity has certainly taken some hits to the chest, but it is [...]

Unfair Food Pricing Is Killing Family Farms And Regenerative Farming

By Elizabeth Henderson, Truthout.org -

In February, a dairy farmer friend sent me a note confiding that a few farmers she knows are living on cereal until their milk checks arrive. Yet, the recently released census of agriculture [...]

New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization Of Local Grocery Markets

By Stacy Mitchell, Ilsr.org -

Our findings illustrate the failure of contemporary antitrust policy. For nearly four decades, the two agencies that enforce the antitrust laws, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal [...]

US Economic War On Venezuela Targets CLAP Food Program Relied On By Millions

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — The U.S. government is preparing to levy sanctions against officials associated with Venezuela’s food subsidy program known as CLAP, the latest in a long list of unilateral [...]

The Complete History Of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

By Hanzai E, Wakingtimes.com -

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, [...]

Born Out Of Occupy: Project 222

By Alex Fan Moniz, Popular Resistance -

To think that Project 222 was born with a bang. Real bang. Human dignity over spineless puppeteering. Winston was living in a tent at the time. It was the Fall of 2011, an eventful time around [...]

Largest Private Sector Strike In Years – At Supermarkets Across Northeast

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox. -

More than 30,000 grocery store employees in the northeastern US are refusing to return to work for the second day in a row. Cashiers and deli workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets walked off the [...]

US Senate Fails To Restore Food Assistance For Puerto Rico

By Julio Patron, Wsws.org -

Since a factional battle broke out between Democratic and Republican parties last weekend, the US Senate has failed to pass a disaster relief bill that allocates federal money to recovery [...]

EarthRx: The Irish Potato Famine Was Caused By Capitalism, Not A Fungus

By Ocean Malandra, Pastemagazine.com -

Put on the U2 and The Cranberries and let’s down some green brew folks, it’s that time of year again. But while St. Patrick’s Day is cause to celebrate everything Irish-American, it’s also a good [...]

Victory! Boston Challenges Corporate Control Of Our Food System

By Alexa Kaczmarski, Corporateaccountability.org -

Boston has taken a critical step forward to rebuild our broken food system and advance food justice across the city. On March 20, the city became the first on the East Coast to adopt a city-wide [...]

A Walk Through The Barrio, Catia, In Caracas, Venezuela

By Ahmed Kaballo, Twitter. -

Today I went to Catia the biggest barrio in West Caracas with a population of 1.5 million. An amazing cultural trait that I've noticed in Venezuela is the way people walk up to me with no [...]

‘Life Calm In Caracas, People Prepared For More Struggle’

By John Catalinotto, Workers World. -

Our delegation made a short video today to talk about the situation of the people we have seen here in which everyone said that life in Caracas is going on. People were eating ice cream in the [...]

Investors Join Calls For A Food Revolution To Fight Climate Change

By Georgina Gustin, InsideClimateNews.org -

An influential group of investors has added its voice to a growing chorus of health professionals and scientists who are calling for radical changes to agriculture and food consumption in an [...]

Popular Brands Of Beer And Wine Found To Contain Glyphosate Weedkiller

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Many brands of beer and wine sold in the U.S. contain the weedkiller glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, according to a new report by CALPIRG Education Fund. In their new [...]