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Food deserts news and analysis from The Nation
March 9, 2016
Congress Is About to Take Food Away From the Poorest People in America
Between 500,000 and 1 million people nationwide, most of them living in extreme poverty, will soon lose their SNAP benefits.
November 23, 2015
Thanksgiving Is Almost Here, and Over a Million New Yorkers Might Go Hungry
The latest statistics on hunger in the city tells the proverbial Tale of Two Cities as a Tale of Two Pantries.
September 4, 2015
One Novel Way to Bring Healthcare to Poor Neighborhoods
What if health services moved into places people already go?
March 4, 2015
Ten Urban Experiments That Your City Should Adopt
From Atlanta to Los Angeles, cities are becoming greener, healthier, and more humane.
June 3, 2014
Welcome to West Port Arthur, Texas, Ground Zero in the Fight for Climate Justice
If you live in a toxic environment like this, surrounded by refineries, you’re probably not thinking about some future apocalypse. You’re living in one.
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February 22, 2013
This Week in Poverty: How Obama Can Fight Hunger Now
There are 50 million Americans struggling with hunger—and with sequestration, things will get worse.
May 10, 2012
Occupy the Farm Highlights Issue of Food Sovereignty
Occupy the Farm, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, occupied a farm in California to draw attention to the issue of food sovereignty.