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Philosophy Talk: Food Justice

Oct 6, 2017

With the amount of food we produce and consume, why do so many people still go hungry?


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.

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On the August 31st edition of we’ll discuss the estimated 40 percent of food that’s wasted every year in the United States.

Your Call: How much food is America wasting?

Oct 19, 2015

 

On the October 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing food waste problem.


The Bay Area is one of the country’s centers for food activism – 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 Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System. The book is a critical look at the inequalities in food access around the world.

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On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about who is living on food stamps and how they are making ends meet.  Over 46 million Americans receive food stamps, which allocates an average of $4 per day.  The number of people relying on food stamp programs has risen with the recession.  So how does the system work?  Can you stay healthy on $4 a day?  Join us at 10 or email us at feedback@yourcallradio.org.  If you’re on food stamps, how are you meeting your needs?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and You.

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