Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: world hunger

UN turns to world leaders and the wealthy to help with...

“We’ve got conflict, climate change, and Covid-19 driving up the numbers of the acutely hungry, and there are now more than 45 million people marching towards the brink of starvation.”

Over 250 organizations join together to demand aid to the millions...

“There is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century. History will judge us all by the actions we take today.”

The collective shame of global hunger

An estimated 700 million people go hungry every day.

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.

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 key to feeding the world? It’s healthy soil

Conventional farming practices that degrade soil health undermine humanity’s ability to continue feeding everyone over the long run.

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When Israel burned refugees alive, establishment media called it a ‘tragic accident’

As the world watched on social media and responded in outrage, US corporate media, once again, provided cover for the perpetrators of Israel’s genocide.

Democrats urge immediate rate cuts to combat housing crisis exacerbated by Fed policy

Democrats in Congress are urging the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates immediately, warning that the central bank's restrictive monetary policy is worsening the nation's housing crisis and threatening to derail a strong streak of job growth.

Lock ‘em up! Either presidential loser faces jail time or being swatted by punitive...

Let’s hope Never Trumpers vote before lawful protesters, dissenters and critics are sent to the gulag.

UN halts aid operations in Gaza over security concerns amid Israeli assault

WFP Director Cindy McCain announced the decision on Sunday, highlighting the attack on two of the agency's warehouses and the injury of a staff member during an Israeli military operation.

Addressing the triple threat of debt, climate, and development    

Failing to address this crisis threatens a humanitarian catastrophe in which the countries least responsible for the climate crisis will face its worst effects.