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Lindsay Hendrix fights myths to tackle hunger

With a homicide rate higher than that of Chicago, New Orleans ranks among the most violent cities in the United States. It’s a city with  1,313 more words

September 2017

Food Insecurity & the Revolutionary Democracy of Urban Food Sovereignty Struggles in the Early 21st Century

by Anthony Bayani Rodriguez, PhD

The rising cost of fresh and nutritious foods over the past five decades has not been accompanied by proportional improvements in the income of poor and working-class families, or the socioeconomic conditions of the nation’s most structurally vulnerable regions, counties, cities, suburbs, and neighborhoods. 2,484 more words


Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin: "If you are concerned with sugar consumption why not tax ice cream, why not tax Twinkies, why not tax donuts?"

The Daily Line‘s Mike Fourcher joins Justin for his weekly visit to break down the top local political stories making news this week. Tonight, Mike and Justin are joined by Cook County Commissioner… 73 more words

The Download

Understanding the Scourge of Severe Poverty

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, many of us endured countless lectures about the failure of Democratic elites to appeal to “the working class,” the popular euphemism for white people without money. 901 more words


Are You Answering the Wrong Questions?

Throughout the history of the church, or religion for that matter, we have been adept at solving the issues plaguing our communities. In the Old Testament, we read that Ruth harvested grain from the edge of Boaz’s field. 426 more words


The Precariat Shoppe

The precariat is a term coined to describe the segment of the population that lives without security or predictability. These days it often refers to the former American middle class that’s currently experiencing reduced circumstances. 1,184 more words