Sunday, January 29, 2023

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Media forget Afghan plight as US sanctions drive mass famine risk

Afghan citizens have been plunged into a humanitarian crisis due in no small part to U.S. sanctions, but where is the outrage?

Child poverty in the US could be slashed by monthly payments...

Fifty years later, Congress and the nation are again debating a major boost in government support for families with children.

Hunger in America

COVID-19 and the nightmare of food insecurity.

As hunger soars across nation, US trade & foreign policy is...

Hunger was already at alarming levels in the U.S. before the pandemic, and it’s only gotten worse.

Only the poor starve: Hunger in the time of COVID

The World Food Program (WFP) warns that, “millions of civilians living in conflict-scarred nations, including many women and children, face being pushed to the brink of starvation, with the spectra of famine a very real and dangerous possibility.”

Bon Jovi feeds the hungry opening the doors to his third...

"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."

Paying farmers fairly could curb climate change and hunger

Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.

Latin America backslides in struggle to reach zero hunger goal

"More than five million children in Latin America are permanently malnourished. In a continent of abundant food, a continent of upper-middle- and high-income countries, five million children ... It's unacceptable."

In the race to achieve zero hunger and mitigate climate change,...

"In the race to beat food insecurity, achieve zero hunger, and address climate change, we must pay attention to the soil."

More of the world’s population is facing food insecurity than ever...

Now, roughly 11 percent of the world's population is facing food insecurity.

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?