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Epic GOP Bumbling Could Inadvertently Save This

Salon | Blake Zeff | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

There are lawmakers in the Republican Party who really hate the idea of the government helping poor people stay alive via eating. This disdain is seve...

Fasting And Praying For The Poor

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.28.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

A diverse coalition of religious leaders are calling on Americans to join them in fasting and prayer to protest budget cuts that would jeopardize the poor and hungry at home and abroad.

Pray, Fast, Act: Spiritual Escalation Tn Response To Political Extremism

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I am joining Ambassador Tony Hall, David Beckmann of Bread for the World, ONE, American Jewish World Service, Meals on Wheels, Islamic Relief and a broad coalition to fast, pray and act.

Top 10 Good Men Of 2010

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Matlack

For our inaugural Good Men of the Year list, we're not celebrating memorable personalities or newly-minted pop culture icons. This was a year of unprecedented challenges, and it cried out for good men.

U.S. Hunger Remains At Record High, Religious Leader Hopeful

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The number of Americans struggling with hunger remained stable in 2009 despite the economic d...

Pushing For More and Better Development Assistance, One Letter at a Time

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

An interview with Asma Lateef, Director of the Bread for the World Institute, an anti-hunger advocacy organization.

World Food Conference Looks At Subsistence Farming

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

DES MOINES, Iowa — About 1 billion small farmers worldwide, many of them women, face drought, the effects of climate change and a lack of techno...

World Food Day: Changing the Politics of Hunger

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

These commemorative occasions have little to do with cooking and everything to do with the humanitarian game changers who are working to find solutions to the world's hunger problem.