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'We Cannot Go Backwards': Sanders, Omar Lead Push for Free School Meals Bill

"Every child deserves a quality education free of hunger," Sen. Bernie Sanders said. "A universal approach to school meals works." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Community Food Systems Should Be Part of the New Normal

A local, decentralised food system isn’t just good for consumers—it's got big benefits for farmers and our environment as well.

Christian Jaccarini ·


36 Civil Society Organizations Urge Biden to Reverse Draconian Sanctions Against Cuba

"A policy position guided by human rights needs to address how U.S. sanctions towards Cuba severely limit the rights of Cuban citizens to food security, climate justice and dignity."

Jenna McGuire, staff writer ·


Support for Essential Labor Has Largely Excluded Migrant Women Farmworkers

How the migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better life after the pandemic. 

Rebekah Entralgo ·


80 Groups Blast US Interference in Mexico's Phaseout of Glyphosate and GM Corn

"We call on Secretary Vilsack and Trade Representative Tai, as key leaders in the new administration, to respect Mexico's decision to protect both public health and the integrity of Mexican farming."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Cottontail, Dead at 12

Cottontail, one of about 350 remaining North Atlantic right whales, did not have an easy life.

Tim Whitehouse ·


The Failing Safety Net Is Harming Reproductive Health

The women with the hardest time getting birth control were the same ones who have seen decreased income, food insecurity and inability to access food, transportation, and housing during the pandemic.

Tracy Lin ·


Not Wasting Food to Save the World

Cutting food waste in our own homes can have a positive impact on both climate change and world hunger.

Debi Smith ·


Here's What the US Must Do to Help End Humanitarian Emergency in Yemen

Amanda Catanzano, International Rescue Committee's Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy, testified at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Yemen.

Amanda Catanzano ·


In a Time of Urgency and Hope, How Do We Move The Planet Forward?

With momentum finally heading in the right direction, we must seize this last, best opportunity to protect our future.

Frank Sesno ·