Hunger
Activists slam state “necropolitics” as Ecuador prison riot kills 68 and other stories

Today we look at the wave of prison massacres in Ecuador, a report on the cover-up of a major 2019 U.S. airstrike on Syria, and more

Renewed protests mark anniversary of Chile’s 2019 ‘Estallido Social’ and other stories

Today we look at protests in Chile marking 2 years since the 2019 Social Outburst, the mercenaries identified in an assassination plot against Bolivian president Luis Arce, and more

Senate probe seeks to charge Jair Bolsonaro as COVID deaths cross 600k and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming senate report on the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the trial of Egyptian officers in the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, and more

The hidden hunger in Morocco

While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma

Workers in India go on strike for living wages and social protection and other stories

Today we look at a strike by government scheme workers in India, a violent eviction drive by police in the Indian state of Assam, and more

Community at the heart of hunger struggle in South Africa

Communal gardens and farming enterprises are the beginning of sustainable food sovereignty in South Africa, but a basic income grant is essential to address hunger in the shorter term.

UN WFP warns of severe hunger crisis across Afghanistan and other stories

Today we look at protests in Afghanistan and reports of widespread hunger, the rescue efforts in Haiti, protests against Jair Bolsonaro by Indigenous communities and workers in Brazil, and more

Eating with hope: Solidarity initiatives are the alternative for Brazil’s hungry

Over the past few years, an about-turn in policies saw a massive increase in hunger in Brazil. As the pandemic wreaked havoc, solidarity initiatives and donations, which feed close to 30% of the population, were all that stood between people and starvation.

Hunger is the story of our time

Hunger continues to take lives across the world, every day. This global failure stems from the very nature of capitalism itself.

How did Nicaragua reduce hunger and malnutrition?

Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. How has this been achieved?

Zuma arrest sparks unrest in South Africa amid rising hunger and poverty and other stories

Today we look at the crisis in South Africa amid worsening poverty and hunger, the links between the US, Colombia, and the suspects arrested in the assassination of Jovenel Moise, and more

SOFI report Hunger In 2020, rise in number of those affected by chronic hunger was more than last 5 years combined

The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat

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