Are Western Countries Determined To Starve The People Of Afghanistan?

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

On January 11, 2022, the United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths appealed to the international community to help raise $4.4 billion for Afghanistan in humanitarian [...]

Rising Food Prices Could Spark Famine, War, And Revolution In 2022

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Washington – Already dealing with the economic fallout from a protracted pandemic, the rapidly rising prices of food and other key commodities have many fearing that unprecedented political and [...]

US Food Banks Struggle To Feed Hungry Amid Surging Prices

By Janie Har, Associated Press. -

Oakland, CA — U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the [...]

If All Refugees Lived In One Place, It Would Be The 17th Most Populous Country

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

On 5 October, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a historic, non-legally binding resolution that ‘recognises the right to a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment as a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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