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McGovern’s The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time is Essential Reading as Congress Debates Food Aid

McGovern's book takes on special meaning now as Congress is proposing reductions in food aid programs both here and abroad. Read More »

Cutting Food Aid Programs Dangerous to National Security

While some members of Congress may think it prudent now to cut food aid programs to save a few dollars, think again. Read More »

Budget Debates in Congress Loom over Yemen Crisis

Proposals for reducing international food aid would limit the U.S.'s ability to respond to the humanitarian crisis escalating in Yemen. Read More »

Book Review: The Craft We Chose: My Life in the CIA by Richard Holm

The first words that doctor heard from Holm were, "I got out of there." Immediately followed by, "I have a briefcase, please take custody of it." Read More »

A Cold Winter is Moving In; Will the Demonstrators Prevail?

Will the Occupy 99% survive the cruel winds of winter? Only time will tell. Read More »

Want to Cut Spending and Build Peace? Invest in Child Nutrition

If Congress is serious about savings, then it should look to investing in child nutrition at home and abroad. Read More »

The Investment We Need to Make in Afghanistan

Food and education for children represent the one chance Afghanistan has for peace. Read More »

Food for Afghan Schoolchildren Runs Out as Drought Strikes

As drought has descended upon Afghanistan funding for school feeding has dried up. Read More »

Afghanistan 10 Tears Later: Starvation Threatens War-Torn Country

On this 10 year anniversary of the Afghanistan war, let's work to win the peace-starting with fighting hunger. Read More »

Friendship Trains, Global Hunger, and Plumpy’nut

It is unacceptable that low funding prevents foods like plumpy'nut from reaching malnourished children. Read More »