Five states still impose a lifetime ban on food stamps for people who have been convicted of a felony drug crime. Not only do these bans threaten individual and public health, but they incubate the very types of criminal behavior that law enforcement claims they want to eliminate.
The sad reality is that many people vote their fears -- and the politicians know it. And, so do the media. None of this means bad things don't happen. But, whatever it is that terrifies you, chances are good it's less of a threat than you think.
A few years ago, I was at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Borlaug Dialogues, an annual international conference on food security, agriculture, and food science.
Hillary Clinton isn't the only woman with government experience running for President. Clinical psychologist and presidential candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn has been reinventing and transforming government from the inside for 32 years.
YouTuber Chris O'flyng has announced a partnership with WhyHunger and Prizeo to raise awareness surrounding the United States hunger crisis.
Today I'll focus on the most common reason diets fail: hunger. Diets make you hungry. Diets deprive. They rob you of the sweet, the treat, the soo...
After a half-century of pioneering work by farmers and scientists, agroecology has finally penetrated international policy circles.
Yemen has been in the news this week after Al Qaeda attacked a military base in the southern part of the country. Both the Al Qaeda and ISIS terrorist...
Is all right with our country? Of course not. But all is not wrong, either. And on the 4th of July there is still much to celebrate. There are worthy dreams we know are being pursued.
It’s 8:30 a.m., and our first pick-up is underway. Not a substantial haul, but not a small one either, and it looks something like this:...
Unless we "set the menu" by engaging politically to change our food system, we will find ourselves on the menu of either the regressive politics of the far right or the neoliberal politics of the established Democratic party. Let the Brexit be warning.
What if I told you that the most valuable asset you could bring to the fight against hunger in America is your voice?
The world has largely forgotten the global food panic of 2009 that doubled food prices, saw countries hoarding rice and wheat and threatened to leave hundreds of millions in hunger.
Championships can be won, in part, during the off-season. When my cross country team at Elder High School in Cincinnati went unbeaten and won the stat...
Globally, 25% of children under 5 are stunted. They are stunted because their diet lacks critical vitamins and minerals and because of early exposure to illnesses. As a result, they are too small for their age.
The struggle to reassert the public sphere is taking place at local, regional, and municipal levels in many forms, from food policy councils to land takeovers.