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Hunger news and analysis from The Nation
December 29, 2020
Covid-19 and the Nightmare of Food Insecurity
In 2018, 4 percent of American adults reported not having enough food to eat. By July 2020, that figure hit 11 percent, and it will only increase as the pandemic worsens.
December 25, 2020
To Restore American Leadership, the Biden Administration Should Focus on Global Hunger
Without intervention, world hunger will reach “biblical proportions” in 2021.
Rep. Jim McGovern
November 11, 2020
Who Will Be the Marcus Rashford of the USA?
The 23-year-old UK soccer star is fighting for government intervention to end hunger. This is desperately needed in the United States.
October 27, 2020
If Trump Loses, He Will Be A Ruthless Lame Duck
Trump rules according to his ego, and a Biden victory could make his remaining months in office crueler than ever.
October 16, 2020
Trump Is Urging Republicans to Break the Law
He not only applauded the California GOP’s illegal use of mail-in ballot drop-boxes; he’s urging Republican officials elsewhere to do the same thing.
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June 5, 2020
Hunger Stalks New York’s Lower East Side
Thousands of businesses in Manhattan have closed, thrusting an untold number of people into economic precarity and food insecurity.
June 2, 2020
The Pandemic Has Sent Child Hunger to Record Levels
Ninety percent of US counties with high rates of childhood hunger are rural, a new study finds.
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
December 12, 2019
Bashing the Poor and Protecting the Rich: What SNAP ‘Reform’ Means
Nearly a million children could risk going hungry.
October 30, 2019
Colleges Should Not Have to Have Food Pantries
With no federal assistance in sight, colleges are scrambling to fill the void with food pantries, loans, vouchers and other interventions. But the patchwork approach only goes so far.