Category Archives: Agricultural Policy

The All-Too-Real Hunger Games.

As the result of a CBS documentary in 1968, our nation focused on reducing hunger through a variety of federal programs, including food stamps. By 1979, hunger in the US had been all but eliminated. Now it’s back with a … Continue reading

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Hunger in America — Podcast October 28, 2013

Hunger in America and in Arizona: Who It Affects, What Causes It, and What We Should Do About It.  Following up on our last program on poverty, Democratic Perspective’s Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster discuss the statistics which reveal the shocking number … Continue reading

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Wenonah Hauter Interview — Podcast October 7, 2013

We Can’t Just Shop Our Way Out of It: Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson interview Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, and author of Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America,  about her book, … Continue reading

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