May 28, 2015

World hunger down

The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U.N. food agencies said

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Anonymous said...

This has lot to do with the generation that was raised on civil rights, antiwar, environmentalism bumping into the number one global issue of the 70s about which no one even saw a problem at the time, those who starved deserved to, it was then believed. Once people started seeing death by starvation, the lobbying became effective even with a dysfunctional Congress, which could end global hunger and hasn't yet. That it is still around is more to be viewed as a massive political task still unachieved, along with decarbonization of the atmosphere, minority rights and elimination of war. To be continued.