Separate entrances at 40 Riverside Boulevard on the Upper West Side will lead to its luxury condominiums and its affordable-housing units. Photo: Ángel Franco/The New York Times
On the upper West Side
of New York City, a house divided by income New York Times
July 25, 2014
Donï¿½t think Obama has reduced inequality? These numbers prove that he has
Zachary A. Goldfarb Washington Post
July 23, 2014
Anita Pointon shows where the
water has to soak over to in order to reach a bed of corn
seeds. Photo: Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post
Drier than the Dust Bowl: waiting for relief in rural
America. As wide swaths of rural America suffer through
historic drought, they're being left further behind.
Lydia DePillis Washington Post
July 21, 2014
Cash crops with dividends: Financiers buying up farmland
and selling it in the form of securities to investors
Alexandra Stevenson New York Times
July 21, 2014
Rhonda Gibson tries to crack a smile with an ice pack on her face after she got a tooth pulled and was still feeling some pain. She's from Coeburn, Va. and has no dental insurance. Photo: Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post
At a huge free medical clinic in Southwest Virginia, misery that shouldnï¿½t exist
Petula Dvorak Washington Post July 18, 2014
Children do work at a school in the violent Chamelecon neighborhood of San Pedro Sula in Honduras. In Chamelecon, more than 300 houses have been abandoned, and military police in body armor patrol day and night on Honda dirt bikes. The two main gangs, 18th Street and MS-13, have fought over the area for years, commandeering houses and demanding that residents pay a war tax. ï¿½They bleed you,ï¿½ said Alvin Rolando Baide, 34, who grew up in the neighborhood. ï¿½They demand 80 or 90 percent of your salary.ï¿½ Photo: Joshua Partlow/The Washington Post
Honduran child migrants leave home because of poverty
and violence Joshua Partlow Washington Post July 15, 2014
Maryland governor, Obama aides spar over unaccompanied
immigrant children Jenna Johnson Washington Post July
Neonicotinoids: A reason millions of bees are dying Terrence
McCoy Washington Post
July 10, 2014
The case for spider conservation: They keep pests from devouring humansï¿½ food supply
Brian Palmer Washington Post
July 21, 2014
USAID, partners target preventable deaths.
New efforts unveiled to save millions of women, children Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Church July 11, 2014
The Las Canoas lake in Tipitapa, near Managua, dries up every time Nicaragua is visited by the El Niño phenomenon, leaving local people without fish or water for their crops. Photo: Guillermo Flores/IPS
El Niño triggers drought, food crisis in Nicaragua
José Adán Silva Inter Press Service July 10, 2014
Can America learn to love misshapen veggies? An ex-Trader Joe's exec's plan to reduce food waste and feed the hungry Elizabeth Segran
The Atlantic July 1, 2014
What kept food security from improving after the recession?
Alisha Coleman-Jensen Economic Research Service, US Department of Agriculture
July 1, 2014
Scott Newman, center, manager of the Boloco burrito restaurant in Concord, N.H., said the above-average pay enabled him to pick from among many talented job applicants.
Photo: Andrea Morales/ New York Times
Paying employees to stay, not to go: Boloco and Shake Shack offer above average pay
Steven Greenhouse and Stephanie Strom New York Times July 4, 2014
Maz was involved in the creation of the organizations So Others
House of Ruth and
Marthaï¿½s Table in the District. (Fred Sweets/The
Veronica Maz, helped start 3 DC social service agencies, dies at 89
Adam Bernstein Washington Post
July 1, 2014
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Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?
India and other G-33 countries are rightfully demanding that food security is addressed at the ongoing WTO meeting.
Timothy A. Wise and Jeronim
Capaldo Al Jazeera July 24, 2014
We need an international court to stamp out corruption:
The creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court would hold leaders accountable
Mark L. Wolf Washington Post July 23, 2014
Food justice is about more than food security and nutrition
Geoff Tansey Devex July 23, 2014
Notes special report
Food as a Human Right
Nutrition and health: The opportunity cost of opportunities lost
Joel Spicer Devex July 23, 2014
House child tax credit leaves behind
millions of low-income working families
Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, and Bryann DaSilva
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities July 22, 2014
The passing of Martin Lueders, conflict photographer
Hunger Notes July 18, 2014
US should have tried nation-building in Central America, not Iraq and Afghanistan
Robert McCartney Washington Post July 16, 2014
Our bees, ourselves: Bees and
colony collapse Mark Winston
New York Times July 14, 2014
Global food security: Why it affects us all
Michael Igoe Devex July 7, 2014
The Case for Reparations. Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
May 21, 2014
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Children study at a religious school teaching daily classes in Islamic studies at the Say Tha Mar Gyi IDP camp. More than three years after Burma began its transition from a military dictatorship, ethnic tensions and repressive policies threaten the development of democracy. Photo: Paula Bronstein/ Washington Post
Malnutrition, disease rising in camps of Burmaï¿½s Rohingya Muslims, who are virtual prisoners in the camps
Annie Gowen Washington Post July
Following an Israeli airstrike, Palestinian youth inspect the building their families lived in.
Photo: Khaled Alashqar/IPS
Gaza under fire—A humanitarian disaster
Khaled Alashqar Inter Press Service July 22, 2014
South stymies North in global trade talks
Ravi Kanth Devarakonda Inter Press Service July 26, 2014
India's battle with the World Trade Organization
Raymond Zhong Wall Street Journal July 23, 2013
A child snacks in her familyï¿½s new shelter, at Protection of Civilians (POC) camp III, near UN House, in Juba.
Photo: UN Photo/JC McIlwaine
South Sudanese children starving while aid falling short
Julia Hotz Inter Press Service July 15, 2014
Hindu devotees bathed in the polluted waters of the
Ganges River in Varanasi, India. Millions of pilgrims
bathe along Varanasiï¿½s ancient riverfront, but a
stream of human waste flows directly into the river
just above the bathing ghats, steps leading down to
the river. Photo: Daniel
Berehulak/New York Times
Poor sanitation in India may affect well-fed children
with malnutrition Gardiner Harris
New York Times July 13, 2014
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Which 7 countries are most committed to ending hunger? In a recently published index, researchers analysed the political commitment to hunger and nutrition of 45 developing countries Dolf te Lintelo
Guardian Professional July 3, 2014
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Women at Doro refugee camp in South Sudan collect their monthly food rations.
Photo: Stephen Graham/IRIN
New thinking needed on food aid for refugees in Africa:
Funding shortfall has resulted in 50 percent cuts to
food aid rations for one-third of African refugees—a large
increase in number of refugees accounts for the
shortfall IRIN News July 7, 2014
These unique food banks are helping the most vulnerable families in Niger. Photograph: IFAD/David Rose
Gallery: female-run cereal banks help families facing food crisis in Niger.
Community food banks in Niger - run exclusively by women—are reducing the impact of the food crisis on local communities
Charlotte Seager Guardian
Professional June 26, 2014
ï¿½Toxic stressï¿½, a relentless cycle of stress inflicted on a child whose parents may be battling to survive, unable to nurture it properly; or where there may be violence, neglect and/or poor nutrition, can result in negative patterning on the babyï¿½s brain that can inhibit intellectual and emotional growth
Philippa Garson IRIN News
July 6, 2014
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Momina Ali, 13, has to take a day off from school to search for water. Photo: Jaspreet Kindra/IRIN
The race to adapt to climate change Jaspreet Kindra
IRIN News July 1, 2014
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Using hand tools and draft animals, a family harvests wheat in Ethiopiaï¿½s famine-prone highlands. Education has helped small farmers become more efficient, but wheat yields are still a third below the worldï¿½s average. With more than a third of Ethiopians malnourished, the government is courting industrial farms to help close the gap. Photo: Robin Hammond/National
Africa: The next breadbasket?
Joel K Bourne, Jr National
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