hunger http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What are the economic, social and cultural implications of hunger? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-economic-social-and-cultural-implications-hunger <P> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 06:48:53 +0000 Malihe Razazan 24228 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the economic, social and cultural implications of hunger? Raj Patel on the Bay Area as a hub for food activism http://kalw.org/post/raj-patel-bay-area-hub-food-activism <p>The Bay Area is one of the country&rsquo;s centers for food activism &ndash; and for the whole idea that local efforts can have big effects on the food system as a whole. Raj Patel is author of the book <em>Stuffed and Starved:&nbsp;</em><em>Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World&rsquo;s Food System. </em>The book is&nbsp;a critical look at the inequalities in food access around the world. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:44:23 +0000 Casey Miner 12887 at http://kalw.org Raj Patel on the Bay Area as a hub for food activism Today on Your Call: What is it like to live on food stamps? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-it-live-food-stamps <p>On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll&nbsp;talk about who is living on food stamps and how they are making ends meet.&nbsp;&nbsp;Over 46 million&nbsp;Americans&nbsp;receive food stamps, which allocates an average of $4 per day.&nbsp;&nbsp;The number of people relying on food stamp programs has risen with the recession.&nbsp; So how does the system work?&nbsp; Can you stay healthy on $4 a day?&nbsp; Join us at 10 or email us at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org"><span style="text-decoration: underline">feedback@yourcallradio.org</span></a>.&nbsp; If you&rsquo;re on food stamps, Mon, 19 Dec 2011 05:10:32 +0000 Ali Budner 3100 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What is it like to live on food stamps?