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Obesity: The New Hunger

The government obsession with ‘food insecurity’ obscures the real problem: Americans are too fat.<p>By<p>Robert Paarlberg<p>Each May, private charities in Boston organize a “Walk for Hunger” to help the Massachusetts households—one out of every 10, we’re told—that require “hunger relief.” A national …

Income Inequality

How one woman is helping fight “hidden hunger” in Kenya

<i>By Abby Higgins</i><p>When Esther Kariuki was a young college graduate, she’d walk through Nairobi’s neighboring towns seeking out women’s groups with whom …

Nutrition

Desperate Syrian Refugees Begin a Hunger Strike in Greece

Yesterday morning 15 women and 13 men, all from Syria, began a hunger strike in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios, near the Turkish coast. …

North Africa

Pope visits the poor, lashes out at rich minorities

The visit by Pope Francis to a slum in the Kenyan capital Nairobi was one of the highlights of his tour of three African countries. Residents of …

Buenos Aires

Emaciating machismo: masculinity, murals and memorialising hunger strikes

The emaciated, gaunt, sometimes twisted bodies of hunger strikers challenged the fantasy of the macho warrior by depicting the consequences of war on …

Poverty, despair, hunger for revenge drive young Syrians to extremist groups: research | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The need to earn a basic living, a desire for a sense of purpose and revenge are key factors that push young Syrians into joining extremist groups, a peacebuilding group said on Wednesday.<p>People walk on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in the …

Middle East

In Bundelkhand, cattle deaths, hunger signal looming famine

<b>Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh)/New Delhi:</b> Some time in March, Dhan Prasad Anuragi led his pregnant cow Kajal a couple of miles outside his village and …

India

Hunger Strikers, The Frisco Five, Pack Up And Go To The Hospital

Mission PD protesters packing up. They say #Frisco5 are at hospital. pic.twitter.com/cAZAufKwi0<p>— Evan Sernoffsky (@EvanSernoffsky) May 6, 2016<p>Welp, …

San Francisco

The hunger game: Is there any benefit to fasting?

Tradition – and common sense – dictates that you should fuel up before, during and after training rides, but increasingly coaches are prescribing …

Venezuela’s Hunger Is No Game

Inflation hit 180% in late 2015. Little food is available, and most people can’t afford it.<p>In his craving for power, the late Hugo Chávez pledged to redistribute Venezuela’s wealth to the poor masses. The god-father of “21st-century socialism” seems to have been unaware that the resources he …

Venezuela

Mail carriers lead drive to 'Stamp Out Hunger': here's how you can help

With 1 in 7 families in America struggling with hunger, even small donations to local food drives can make a difference.<p>Mail carriers will be …

Agriculture

Donate Food to Stamp Out Hungry

When I get hungry I go to the refrigerator or pantry and make a decision on what I want to eat. Chicken on turkey? Corn or cauliflower? Tea or water? …

Agriculture

How College Campuses Across Texas Are Tackling Student Hunger

College students’ struggle to pay for school can often severely reduce their access to healthy food, or even leave them scrambling to find the next …

College & University

World hunger is at its lowest point in at least 25 years. Thank democracy.

Something remarkable is happening in Ethiopia: Although the country is in the middle of yet another brutal drought, it's no longer leading to deaths from starvation.<p>That's notable given Ethiopia's history: A drought and subsequent famine in the 1980s, exacerbated by a civil war, killed at least …

Investments in agriculture can lift millions out of poverty and hunger in Africa

The crash of commodity prices has greatly affected economies in Africa with the need for economic diversification now more pertinent than ever. …

Economic Development

This is how many people go hungry in South Africa

Calling for an end to the “hunger crisis” which sees “14 million people going to bed hungry”, the South African Food Sovereignty Campaign plans to …