Your Call: What will it take to end hunger in the US?

Jun 22, 2017

  

Anti-hunger activist Andy Fisher joins us to discuss his new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups.

Fisher says by not coupling short-term hunger relief with structural reform, anti-hunger leaders have reinforced the false notion that hunger can be solved through charity. He details consequences of the anti-hunger movement’s reliance on corporate donations of food and money. How effective has the anti-hunger movement been?

 

Guest:

Andy Fisher, food justice advocate, adjunct teacher at Portland University in Oregon, and author of Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups

 

 Web Resources:

 

Big Hunger

Center for Good Food Purchasing 

Alameda County Community Food Bank

LA Kitchen

The Stop, Community Food Centre

Oregon Food Bank

Foodlink

Food Bank of North Alabama