Panicky Markets Are the Greatest Danger to Global Food Supply
Hunger rarely comes from lack of food. It usually comes from poor logistics & speculation that put food- of which there is plenty- out of the poor's reach. It happened in 2008, and it's happening again.
Hunger in the Heart of Empire: Pellagra in the United States
Within many Americans' lifetimes, the United States saw a 40-year epidemic of malnutrition that killed a hundreds thousand of its own citizens. Most of us have forgotten pellagra. But its legacy lives on in our food system.
Are Trump’s Immigration Policies Literally Making Us Sick?
Upton Sinclair got it right a century ago: we can't have a food system that abuses workers and good food. This article explores links between farm workers' and consumers' interests today, in the form of immigration crackdowns and repeated outbreaks in labor-intensive lettuce crops.