food insecurity

Where America's Children Are Going Hungry

Hunger is not discriminatory, and it's everywhere. That's the message of a new study that shows children are struggling with hunger in every county and congressional district in America. But the "Map the Meal Gap" report also shows which states and regions are suffering disproportionately.

Buddhist Economics? Raj Patel Suggests a New Idea of Value

Worried about the meaning of existence? You might want to check out Raj Patel's best-selling book "The Value of Nothing." Its message about how we value -- and misvalue -- the world and ourselves charts a middle path toward a society in which our economic choices aren't dominated by Big Brother or big corporations.

The Growing Threat of Food Insecurity in America

The Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as defines as "lack of access to enough food to fully meet basic needs at all times due to lack of financial resources." Record food stamp enrollment over the last two years suggests that food insecurity has only gotten worse.

Glenn Beck's Latest Venture: Emergency Food Rations

Glenn Beck, who has risen to fame as the voice of America's distressed conservatives, is involved in numerous for-profit ventures. His latest involves emergency food rations, designed to sustain his fans through the many crises to come.