By Beverly Bell, Other Worlds
The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) works to end poverty, rebuild local food economies, and assert democratic control over the food system. As a US-based alliance of food justice, anti-hunger, labor, environmental, faith-based, and food producer groups, the USFSA upholds the right to food as a basic human right and works to connect US struggles to the international movement for food sovereignty.
Next week, the USFSA is awarding…
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"The future voices of Afghanistan"
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150 million people in the United States are perennially poor, newly poor, or near poor. That’s right, the latest Census figures show that half of America is officially poor. In this so-called economic powerhouse of a…Continue
It’s been 17 years since more than 500,000 Rwandans were killed in the horrific genocide of 1994. Today, this tiny East African nation has become a…
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Reflections of Fidel
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This article is a revised version of a presentation at the Delhi University symposium on “Globalization, Justice and Democracy,” November 11, 2010.
A common response of the left to the financial crisis that broke out in…
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I knew the real story about the famine in northern Kenya and Somalia would probably never be told…
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This week in conflict...
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The world community must find ways and resources through creating employment and income generating opportunities for the poor segment of society to eradicate poverty.
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In rich countries a handful of dollars does not go very far, indeed most people in the UK wouldn’t think twice about spending this on a cup of coffee. But one in five people in the world today has no choice but to survive on less than US$2 a day, and 1.5 billion people struggle to live on less than US$1. The vast majority of those affected are children, each an individual story of unfulfilled hope and potential.
Few would dispute that ‘a world free from poverty’ is the…Continue
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William Savedoff's recent review of The World Bank and the Gods of Lending has sparked an interesting discussion about how the World Bank might prevent funds from being wasted and stolen.
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