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Famine news and analysis from The Nation
May 1, 2020
Covid-19’s Third Shock Wave: The Global Food Crisis
Many people are already going hungry in the United States; many more will face hunger or starvation in other parts of the world.
Michael T. Klare
March 1, 2019
Climate Change Is Here—and It Looks Like Starvation
But don’t expect to hear about it on the nightly news.
January 30, 2019
Q&A: Congress Takes a Historic Step to End the War on Yemen
California Congressman Ro Khanna tells us about his co-sponsorship of the House War Powers Resolution.
November 28, 2018
Yemen’s Human-Rights Defenders Are Fighting Increasingly Desperate Odds
“This war will never stop until the international community decides to take action.”
September 18, 2018
The War From Hell—Supported by the United States
Americans and Saudis are creating their own enemy in Yemen.
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December 7, 2017
In Syria, ‘Reconciliation’ Is Bleak
The people of Moadamiya and Daraya were once a legend of the resistance, but today we feel like we’ve been forgotten by the world.
November 10, 2017
Meet the Courageous Woman Standing Up to All Sides in Yemen’s Conflict
Radhya Almutawakel has faced detention, harassment, and even death threats for her efforts to document atrocities.
May 8, 2017
Congress Is Drawing a ‘Red Line’ Over Trump’s Support for the Saudi War on Yemen
Millions are threatened by famine, as Riyadh prepares an assault on the country’s key port.
April 20, 2017
The World Hasn’t Had This Many People Dying of Starvation and Disease Since World War II
And the United States is complicit in their death.
Michael T. Klare
March 24, 2017
Famine Could Kill 20 Million in Africa and Yemen—Why the Deafening Silence?
As with the threat to kick 24 million off health care here, unchecked power is bringing humanity to a grave crisis.