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Poverty

Some have suggested that a cause of climate change is the poor having large families. In reality, however, climate change is becoming a major factor in perpetuating poverty in nations as much as in families. […] Read More

Food insecurity in the US declined in 2018 to levels prior to the Great Recession of 2007, the USDA reported. Among U.S. households with children, 13.9% were food insecure in 2018, down from 15.9% in 2017. […] Read More

Over the next decade, the number of people who are food insecure, which means they don’t have access to 2,100 daily calories of food, is expected to decline globally, a USDA report says. […] Read More

Nearly one out of six US children lives in a food-insecure household. Hunger stimulates physical pain, anger, lethargy and depression. To make a dent in hunger and poverty, we need to work together in a coordinated capacity. […] Read More

Does the US economy work for everyone or just for some? Instead of fighting against an unjust system, we pursue nicer houses, better cars and exotic vacations. Instead of working for more, perhaps we should work for better. […] Read More

Most of the UN’s food-related sustainable development goals are either off track or face an uncertain future of being reached by the target year of 2030, painting a ‘grim picture’ about the world’s ability to end hunger. […] Read More

Our economic system is fundamentally unjust and unjustifiable, allowing the wealthy to accumulate even more while many others struggle to meet the basic needs of life. Can we reimagine a more just economics? […] Read More

Ten nations face a high risk of food insecurity during the spring, a U.N. report found. Six of these nations are in Africa. […] Read More

Nearly 20 years. That’s the difference in life expectancy between richer and poorer economies, a World Health Organization report found. And in low-income economies, one out of every 41 women dies from maternal causes. […] Read More

An estimated 113 million people were food insecure and experienced hunger in 2018, a report found. The two leading causes were conflict and climate change. […] Read More