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The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

This is not an unattainable utopian vision. It is the realistic picture of a world in which humanity responds creatively and pragmatically to the changes that technology presents us with.

How Americans became poor

If we want to create a vibrant middle class, we have to abandon slogans and simplistic solutions and understand the bigger picture.

The plant-based solution to hunger

Poverty, malnutrition, and hunger are a result of politics, not scarcity.

The Obama legacy: Place-based poverty

Keeping successful programs for people in poverty is the only way to secure their survival during the Trump era.

Hunger and Food Waste in a World of Plenty

It is time to design an economic system that allows for the required sharing of food, water, land and other natural resources, as well as knowledge and skills.

Our Poverty Myth

The illusion that people are to blame for their own poverty goes back centuries in our culture.

Lock Up the Men, Evict the Women and Children

Part of the daily reality of poverty in America, evictions—along with mass incarceration—are the mechanisms used to destroy communities and profit from the misery of the poor.

Nickel and Dimed in 2016

It seems wrong in a society as wealthy as ours that a person working full-time can't get above the poverty line. You can't earn a living on the minimum wage.

Pity the Children

If we continue to ignore the hunger, poverty and desperate families and communities of our young, we guarantee there will be a huge, violent population plagued by crime, drug addiction and high incarceration rates. If we save the children, we save society.

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Mistrial declared in murder case against Ray Tensing

Within the past week, Tensing has become the third police officer avoiding criminal charges after fatally shooting a black man.

The secret Republican plan to unravel Medicaid

Don’t be fooled. Spread the word.

Why does Donald Trump insist on more military spending?

Americans are tired of war, yet Donald Trump’s budget sends an unfortunate but clear message.

Kissing the specious present goodbye

Did history begin anew last November 8th?

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