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 [...]

Hunger Stalks The United States

By Kei Pritsker And Eugene Puryear, People's Dispatch. -

According to the United Nations, the world produces enough food to feed 10 billion people. Yet this year, even in the United States, the world’s richest country, 1 in 3 American families with [...]

Saudis And US Double Cost Of Yemen’s Staple Goods

By Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mintpress News. -

Aden, Yemen - “The prices are skyrocketing. We can’t feed our children. They are starving,” Saher Abdu Salem, a government employee and a mother of five, said as she participated in a protest in [...]

How Did Nicaragua Reduce Hunger And Malnutrition?

By People Dispatch. -

Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. The Sandinista government has been able to ensure people’s food needs are [...]

‘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 [...]

Civil Society Calls On Congress To End War And Blockade On Yemen

By Action Corps, Popular Resistance. -

New York - Civil society groups rallied at U.S. legislators’ offices in New York, Boston, and San Francisco on Friday, July 16th as part of a National Day of Action for Yemen. They called for [...]

Peace In Colombia Should Mean Land Reform And An End To Hunger

By Vijay Prashad and Zoe Alexandra, People's Dispatch. -

Since the end of April, Colombia’s streets have smelled of tear gas. The government of Colombian President Iván Duque imposed policies that put the costs of the pandemic on the working class and [...]

State Of The World: Poverty Is Widespread

By Rod Driver, Global Research. -

The world’s population was about 7.8 billion people in 2020. About 2.2 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water, and over 4 billion do not have safe sanitation.(1) About 800 [...]

US Trying To Extradite Diplomat For The ‘Crime’ Of Securing Food For The Hungry

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

Special envoy and ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela, Alex Saab, was on a humanitarian mission flying from Caracas to Iran to procure food and gasoline for the Venezuelan CLAP food [...]

‘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 [...]

The War Of Hunger Is Taking Over From The War Of Guns

By Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch. -

Great dollops of hypocrisy invariably accompany expressions of concern by outside powers for the wellbeing of the Syrian people. But even by these low standards, a new record for self-serving [...]

Capitalist Economies Overproduce Food

By Robert R. Raymond, Truthout. -

The unprecedented pandemic, and the recession it has caused, has led to a sharp increase in food insecurity in the United States. The problem isn’t that there isn’t enough food to go around, but [...]

Your Privileges Are Not Universal

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

Stencilled in red on the walls of Santiago, Chile is a statement of fact: ‘your privileges are not universal’ (tus privilegios no son universales). This is a factual declaration because the [...]

How One Community Creatively Solved Keeping Its Residents Fed During A Pandemic

By April M. Short, Pressenza. -

Hunger and food insecurity have increased worldwide since COVID-19 took hold. In December 2020, the United Nations warned of the threat of “catastrophic global famine,” urging worldwide [...]

My Wish Is That You Win This Fight For Truth

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

On 26 January, India’s Republic Day, thousands of farmers and agricultural workers will drive their tractors and walk into the heart of the capital, New Delhi, to bring their fight to the doors [...]

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