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The Good Lie (movie) Reviewed by Steve Hansch World Hunger Education Service October 16, 2014

Family farms produce 80 percent of world's food, speculators seek land Chris Arsenault Reuters October 16, 2014

Iowa's role in feeding China Des Moines Register October 16, 2014

Pentagon signals security risks of climate change: terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages Coral Davenport New York Times October 13, 2014  See more environment and hunger stories

How school lunch became the latest political batttleground Nicholas Confessore New York Times October 7, 2014

14.3 percent of US households were food insecure in 2013; percentage down slightly from 2011 Alisha Colman-Jensen Economic Research Service, USDA October 3, 2014 New hunger figures show millions of Americans continue to struggle Bread for the World October 3, 2014

We’ve killed off half the world’s animals since 1970 Christopher Ingraham Washington Post September 30, 2014 See more environment and hunger stories

Feed the Future legislation introduced in Congress Hunger Notes September 30, 2014 New USAID nutrition strategy reviewed at Washington meeting Lane Vanderslice Hunger Notes September 19, 2014 See more development assistance stories

Over 300,000 people marched in New York City Saturday September 20, 2014 to protest the slow pace of action against climate change. hoto: Damon Winter/New York Times

Over 300,000 people marched in New York City Saturday September 20, 2014 to protest the slow pace of action against climate change before world leaders gathered at the United Nations for a summit meeting on climate change.  Photo: Damon Winter/New York Times

UN climate change summit harvests a host of commitments Andrew C. Revkin New York Times September 23, 2014 All over the planet, countries are completely missing their emissions targets Steven Mufson Washington Post September 23, 2014 Taking a call for climate change to the streets Lisa W. Foderaro New York Times September 20, 2014 See more environment and hunger stories

Poverty fell and health coverage improved in 2013, but economic recovery is slow to reach many Arloc Sherman, Danilo Trisi, and Matt Broaddus Center for Budget and Policy Priorities September 22, 2014 Number of children living in poverty drops sharply, Census Bureau says Robert Pear New York Times September 16, 2014  See full report: Income and Poverty in the United States 2013 (72 page PDF file)

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CURRENT EDITORIALS, OPINION, AND LETTERS

Addressing malnutriton Reps. Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) The Hill October 7, 2014

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A vendor in New Dehli sells vegetables from a cart.  Photo: Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images

A vendor in New Dehli sells vegetables from a cart. But where do most of the world’s hungry live? Photo: Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images

World Food Day: Ten myths about world hunger Carla Kweifio-Okai The Guardian October 17, 2014

Ebola outbreak: Famine approaches – bringing a fresh nightmare to West Africa Sam Masters The Independent October 16, 2014

A new UN body to combat global malnutrition? Elena L. Pasquini Devex October 14, 2014

Malala Yousafzai, 17, said she was honored to be the youngest person to receive the award.  Photo: Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Malala Yousafzai, 17, said she was honored to be the youngest person to receive the award. She dedicated it to the “voiceless.” Photo: Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Two champions of children are given the Nobel Peace Prize Declan Walsh New York Times October 10, 2014

A man stands in the middle of parched paddy land in the northern Kilinochchi District. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS

A man stands in the middle of parched paddy land in the northern Kilinochchi District. Sri Lanka’s staple rice harvest is expected to record a loss of 17 percent from around four million metric tonnes in 2013. Photo: Amantha Perera/IPS

Sri Lanka: thirsty land, hungry people Amantha Perera Inter Press Service October 7, 2014

Developing countries blast rich-world farm subsidies at Rome talks Chris Arsenault Reuters October 6, 2014 See more trade and hunger stories

UN says there is unprecented demand for food aid Associated Press  Washington Post September 23, 2014 See more humanitarian assistance stories

James Hamilton, chief gravedigger at King Tom cemetary in Freetown, sits by a tree with his spade.  Photo: Samuel Aranda for The New York Times

James Hamilton, chief gravedigger at King Tom cemetary in Freetown, said of burying Ebola victims in Sierra Leone, “We will need much more space.” The Ebola epidemic is spreading rapidly in Sierra Leone’s densely packed capital — and it may already be far worse than the authorities acknowledge. Photo: Samuel Aranda for The New York Times

Out of control: How the world's health organizations failed to stop the Ebola disaster Lena H. Sun, Brady Dennis, Lenny Bernstein and Joel Achenbach Washington Post October 4, 2014. Ebola cases could reach 1.4 million within 4 months, CDC estimates Denise Grady New York Times September 23, 2014   See more nutrition and health stories

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BOOKS
Down the Up Escalator: How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession Barbara Garson Reviewed by Blair Dudik October 21, 2014
Atlas of African agriculture research & development  Kate Sebastian, Editor July 22, 2014

Good Food: Grounded Practical Theory Jennifer Ayres Reviewed by the General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church February 4, 2014

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