Poverty

‘Failing’ food system leaves millions of children malnourished or overweight

Unicef report discoveries poorest children at greatest risk, while price of healthy food in rich nations drives food poverty At least one in three children under five are either undernourished or overweight, and one in two lack essential vitamins and nutrients, the UN children’s agency has warned. The Unicef report laid bare the alarming rate …

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The hour you are most alone: how I got trapped by poverty and depression

The demise of my old life began with a single, tiny mistake: my partner, making a turn, forgot to signal and the car accident shattered everything Two young black policemen stormed up out of the ditch to fight the middle of the road, muscles straining as they bludgeoned one another with their flat, heavy skulls. …

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Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America’s groceries

Food justice activist Karen Washington wants us to move away from the word food desert, which doesnt take into account the systemic racism permeate Americas food system America’s sustainable food motion has been steadily growing, challenging consumers to truly consider where our food comes from, and inspiring people to farm, eat local, and rethink our …

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