'The Saddest, Bitterest Thing of All.’ From the Great Depression to Today, a Long History of Food Destruction in the Face of Hunger
As advocates mark World Hunger Day on May 28, experts and officials around the world are hoping they can avoid adding mass hunger to the list of parallels many have seen between the 1930s and today.
SOURCE: We're History
This would take grocers out of the food stamp chain – in effect, returning to the kind of direct government intervention that retailers bitterly opposed during the Depression.
by Caitlin Rathe
While conservatives love to beat up on the SNAP program, there's an awkward little fact that might horrify them.
by Stephen Mihm
We've been in this food stamp battle before.
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