Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: hunger

Hunger crisis amid prosperity: 44 million Americans face food insecurity despite...

The juxtaposition of America's economic growth reports and the reality of widespread food insecurity shows an immediate need for a more inclusive approach to measuring prosperity.
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World ignores Sudan hunger crisis; 230,000 children and mothers could die...

“This is the largest sort of mass mortality crisis that we are facing in the world and the largest that we have probably faced for many decades.”
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As 2-month-old starves to death in Gaza, Mosab Abu Toha says...

“Where is the mind of the people in the world? How could you let this happen?”

Gaza’s youngest bear the brunt: 1 in 10 children under 5...

The war has severely impacted Gaza's food supply, which was already reliant on imports and humanitarian aid.

Looming crisis: Millions at risk as WIC funding hangs in balance

With a crucial funding deadline looming, the fate of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) hangs in the balance, threatening vital aid for millions.

Gaza on the brink: Famine looms as crisis deepens

The World Food Program's chief economist, Arif Husain, points out that Gaza meets at least one of the criteria for famine.

Oxfam analysis says dangerous level of hunger could lead to famine...

The risk of famine is increasing each day as "the current situation of intense hostilities and restricted humanitarian access persists or worsens.”

Russia’s agricultural warfare

The decision to work with Ukraine on such a summit is likely more about Saudi anger over Putin’s recent decision to destroy the grain deal that facilitated the delivery of Ukrainian agricultural products to global markets.

Big Food raking in huge profits from price hikes as US...

"It's time Congress do more to rein in corporate greed, one of the main factors currently driving up costs for families."

Empty tables

Food is certainly plentiful in the United States. And yet enough of it never reaches the tables of those who struggle to make ends meet.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.