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Blog posts : "hunger"

"Power Hungry" in Brooklyn

It's a photographic look at what the powerful vs the powerless eat. Here is an imagined spread in North Korea, both views.

At Air Circulation.

North Korea May Lose Food Assistance

According to the Wall Street Journal, "The United Nations' food assistance agency says it may have to stop operating in North Korea because of a lack of funding, as donors continue to shy away from the rogue state.

The World Food Programme has distributed aid in North Korea since a famine in the mi…

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"Middle Class" and Hungry in the US?

Today, one in six Americans don’t have enough to eat. But before you picture a gangly child with little to wear, think again. Many of the faces of hunger in the US are “white, married, clothed, and housed, even a bit overweight.” These are low-income people who live in the suburbs, maintaining a mid…

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So, It's World Food Day, And, Uh......

We know there are good people toiling away worldwide so that fewer people will go hungry, and we salute them! But WFD just never has seemed to grab much attention. Why?

Then there's the Food Sovereignty Prize, focused on those who work locally, from the ground up, against the invasion of " Big Food…

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"Past Sell Date" Food to be Prepared, Offered at Discount

"Doug Rauch, the former president of Trader Joe's, is determined to repurpose the perfectly edible produce slightly past its sell-by date that ends up in the trash. (That happens in part because people misinterpret the labels, according to a report out this week from Harvard and the National Resou…

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