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Hunger

Oxfam Report Shows 11 People Are Dying of Hunger Every Minute—Outpacing Covid Fatalities

"To prevent unnecessary deaths and millions more people being pushed to extreme poverty and hunger, governments... must simultaneously build fairer and more sustainable food systems and support social protection programs."
Brett Wilkins ·


Hunting in Yemen

"It's not normal for people to live like this," says Iman Saleh, now on her thirteenth day of a hunger strike demanding an end to war in Yemen.

Kathy Kelly ·


Yemen Is a Public Health Catastrophe

The country's civilians have been the unwilling participants in a proxy war that has cost hundreds of thousands of lives and has left the public health system in shambles.

César Chelala ·


New York to Offer Undocumented Migrants Up to $15,600 in Pandemic Relief

"Today, our work today has been recognized," said one undocumented worker and organizer. "Our dignity has been recognized, and our dignity has been lifted by passing this fund."

Brett Wilkins ·


It's Time to End the Insanity of Colossal Military Spending and Reallocate Funds to Basic Economic and Social Needs

Imagine what could be achieved if just a portion of the money spent on military expenditures were pooled into a global fund, and redirected towards ending hunger and massively investing in public health systems.

Adam Parsons ·


'Shocking' April Fools' Day Study Shows 'When Hungry People Obtained More Food, They Were Less Hungry'

"It turns out that people are actually in poverty mostly because they are not paid enough for their work to be able to afford rent, food, and other necessities of living."

Jessica Corbett ·


Applause as Biden USDA Scraps Trump Bid to Take Food Benefits From More Than a Million People

"Trump's biggest regulatory attack on SNAP is officially dead and buried."

Jake Johnson ·


Quarter of Civilian Casualties From US-Backed, Saudi-Led War in Yemen Were Children

"Children continue to be killed and injured on a near-daily basis," said Xavier Joubert of Save the Children.

Jessica Corbett ·



How This Country Fails Its Most Vulnerable

A field guide to our threadbare social safety net.

Rajan Menon ·


NY Democrat 'Better at Being a Texas Senator Than Ted Cruz': AOC Spends Weekend Raising Millions, Delivering Aid

"Charity can't replace policy," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez acknowledged, "but solidarity is how we'll face climate change and build a better world."

Kenny Stancil ·

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