Hunger
Eradication of poverty and hunger key priorities for Lula government

In his first speech as president, Lula spoke about plans for his government and announced the repeal of the arms decree

Ending hunger, reviving agriculture: The MST’s vision for post-election Brazil

João Pedro Stedile of the MST talks about the impact of four years of Jair Bolsonaro’s presidency on the agriculture sector and how it can be revived. He explains the MST’s proposals including urgent measures to alleviate hunger

Daily Round-up | Protests in Belgium over inflation, low wages & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the protests in Belgium and Brazil over wages and livelihood, a decision by an Australian court on a gas project, and yet another round of appalling hunger numbers

1 year after Taliban takeover, the US still hasn’t given Afghanistan’s money back

In 2021, the US froze $7 billion in Afghanistan’s reserves after the Taliban seized control, precipitating the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis”

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iran & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of fresh US sanctions on Iranian entities, the mounting crisis of global hunger, Israeli raids in the occupied West Bank, and a taxi drivers’ strike in Italy

Afghan women Plight of women in Afghanistan worsened due to US sanctions

Economic sanctions by the US and the dress code restrictions imposed by the Taliban regime have only increased the suffering of women and girls in Afghanistan

The US unilateral sanctions against Russia will produce a global food disaster

As the US and the G7 deny the negative effect of sanctions against Russia, they damage the world’s capability of avoiding a global food disaster

How the Ukraine war has contributed to Global Food Crisis

John Ross of the No Cold War platform talks about the impact of the Ukraine war on the global food crisis and how sanctions by the US and its allies will worsen the situation

Afghanistan food crisis 20 million Afghans experiencing acute food shortage: IPC

“With 38% of the population targeted for humanitarian food assistance, nearly 20 million people – representing half the country’s population – is still experiencing high and critical levels of acute food insecurity,” IPC’s findings note

Report finds 193 million people faced acute food insecurity in 2021 and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s report on rising acute food insecurity, mass displacement amid violence and massacres in Darfur, and more

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

Report: poor and marginalized especially hit by US COVID-19 death toll and other stories

Today we look at a report on COVID-19’s impact on existing disparities in the US, a hunger strike by imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and more