Columnists
Amy Goodman | Forty-five years after Martin Luther King Jr. launched his Poor People's Campaign, poverty is again at crisis levels in the U.S.
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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.
Columnists
Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index looks at access to food in Canada and the problem of food insecurity -- defined as lacking access to enough safe and nutritious food to meet dietary needs.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | In the past few weeks, no less than 21 people have been arrested in Orlando, the home of Disney World, for handing out free food in a park.
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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.
Podcast
Redeye
Mordecai Briemberg | 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.
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Ali Churchill | Food bank use is increasing among students on the University of Alberta campus as well as across Canada.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Dr. Kenneth Katz recently published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled "Health Hazards of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Podcast
Lorraine Chisholm | 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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Amy Walker | Your help is required to pass the Bill for a Canadian National Housing Strategy.
Podcast
Sachin Seth, JHR Ryerson | India's hunger problem is one of the most urgent human rights issues of our time.
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John Bonnar | More than 790,000 Canadians walked into a food bank in March, an increase of 18 per cent over the previous year according to a new report on hunger and food bank use in Canada.