food insecurity

Join #AllofUs In The #NYC Streets On Thursday At 4pm
The era of a New York City run by and for the 1% is coming to a close and it’s time for us to take to the streets and demand Bloomberg and his friends get out of the way. Read more...
MSNBC's All In Reports On Devastating Food Stamp Cuts Rest Of The Media Is Ignoring
Members of our media and Congress have been ignoring for the most part, the devastating cuts to SNAP that are about to take place this week, but one show, All In on MSNBC with Chris Hayes, is thankfully not ignoring them. Read more...
Fox News Guest: 'That's A Teaching Moment' When Hungry Students Don't Get School Lunches
A Fox News guest on Thursday argued that hungry students would have a "teaching moment" if they were refused access in the cafeteria line to school lunches because their parents hadn't properly filled out the right paperwork. Read more...
with strong support from a new poll, children's advocates are seeking to shift the focus of the state's off-year campaigns to focus on child welfare issues that already enjoy strong public support. Read more...
Another Saturday, another segment on Faux News where they're attacking the poor and food stamp recipients, which, other than attacking union members, seems to be one of their favorite past times during their so-called "business block," From Cavuto on Business, after Cavuto opens the segment dismayed about all of the people "on the dole" still receiving food stamps and guest Dagen McDowell carrying on about how this is proof that "big government" is out of control, we got this bit of nastiness out of regular, Charles Payne: Read more...

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The Daily Show's Jon Stewart spoke to directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush about their new documentary "A Place at the Table," which highlights the issue of food insecurity in the United States. Read more...
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) on Tuesday faced tough questions from CNN host Soledad O'Brien for his plan to cut the food stamp program and "hurt people who need food," including 20 percent of his own constituents in Alabama. Speaking to Sessions in Read more...
This is one of the most frustrating things for me as a Democrat: The problems of poverty have simply disappeared from the national political discussion. It's not as if we don't have poor people anymore, right? Obviously, the topic doesn't test Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell took Fox's Greg Gutfeld to the woodshed for his snide attacks on chef Mario Batali and his efforts to raise awareness about the difficulties of living on food stamps. O'Donnell showed us yet another example of why that god awful Read more...
I am a big foodie. My husband and I will spend weekends planning meals, research restaurants we want to try, organize vacations around types of food we want to have, know chefs by face like celebrities (yes, we're dorks). I'm trying to raise our Read more...