Feb 4, 2016
You may think this face was evidence of civil disobedience to come...

A love letter at the closing of our grocery store

Erica Violet Lee
My love letter to all the wild-tongued dreamers in kisiskâciwan; those who built the Good Food Junction, those who are fighting for food wherever others are growing rich off our hunger.
Jan 24, 2015

Book: First World Hunger Revisited

When food banks first appeared in Canada almost 30 years ago, there was a vigorous public debate about them. Now they are a familiar institution and food poverty has gotten worse.
Nov 6, 2012
Photo: vancouverbcfoodbank/Flickr

Getting at the root causes of hunger in Atlantic Canada

Jason Edwards
Atlantic Canadians will cease to require the service of food banks when we grow high-wage, stable jobs, and fund social programs like affordable housing and child care, through progressive taxation.
Apr 13, 2011

Weekly Pulse: Paul Ryan's Medicare swindle

Lindsay Beyerstein
Robert Parry in In These Times examines how Paul Ryan's budget test would turn health care for the elderly into one big free-market death panel.
Mar 23, 2011

Speculation behind looming food crisis

There is widespread consensus that the world is facing another food emergency. Redeye speaks with economist Robert Pollin. He believes that speculation is behind the current rise in food prices.
Dec 22, 2010

Campus food bank use increasing

Ali Churchill
Food bank use is increasing among students on the University of Alberta campus as well as across Canada.
Aug 6, 2010

Assessing global responses to the food crisis

In 2007 and 2008, high food prices threatened the livelihoods of billions of people worldwide. A new report looks at how effective the response of governments and organizations was to this crisis.


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