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Dante Washington walks down his block of low-income row houses in Baltimore. Photo: Linda Davidson/Washington Post

Dante Washington is employed, has a degree and his own home in Baltimore. He defied the statistics of a 25-year-long research project that was turned into a book "The Long Shadow" which centers on children growing up in poverty -stricken areas of Baltimore. Photo: Linda Davidson/Washington Post

What your 1st-grade life says about the rest of it Emily Badger Washington Post August 30, 2014

The GMO fight ripples down the food chain: Facing consumer pressure, more companies are jettisoning GMOs from their foods Annie Gasparro Wall Street Journal August 8, 2014

Separate entrances at 40 Riverside Boulevard (shown in photo) on the Upper West Side will lead to its luxury condominiums and its affordable-housing units. Photo: Ángel Franco/The New York Times

Separate entrances at 40 Riverside Boulevard on the Upper West Side will lead to its luxury condominiums and its affordable-housing units. Photo: Ángel Franco/The New York Times

On the upper West Side of New York City, a house divided by income New York Times July 25, 2014

Don't think Obama has reduced inequality? These numbers prove that he has Zachary A. Goldfarb Washington Post July 23, 2014

Anita Pointon shows where the water has to soak over to in order to reach a bed of corn seeds. The water  is still about 6 inches away.  Photo: Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post

Anita Pointon shows where the water has to soak over to in order to reach a bed of corn seeds. Photo: Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post

Drier than the Dust Bowl: waiting for relief in rural America. As wide swaths of rural America suffer through historic drought, they're being left further behind. Lydia DePillis Washington Post July 21, 2014

Cash crops with dividends: Financiers buying up farmland and selling it in the form of securities to investors Alexandra Stevenson New York Times July 21, 2014

Neonicotinoids: A reason millions of bees are dying Terrence McCoy Washington Post July 10, 2014 The case for spider conservation: They keep pests from devouring humans' food supply Brian Palmer Washington Post July 21, 2014

USAID, partners target preventable deaths. New efforts unveiled to save millions of women, children Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Church July 11, 2014

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CURRENT EDITORIALS, OPINION, AND LETTERS

Saving our birds John W. Fitzpatrick New York Times August 29, 2014

Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security? India and other G-33 countries are rightfully demanding that food security is addressed at the ongoing WTO meeting. Timothy A. Wise and Jeronim Capaldo Al Jazeera July 24, 2014

We need an international court to stamp out corruption: The creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court would hold leaders accountable Mark L. Wolf Washington Post July 23, 2014

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Dear Barry,
Good song! Thanks very much for sharing it with us. I hope Hunger Notes readers listen to it too. Excellent lyrics.
Editor, Hunger Notes

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Makeshift refugee camps in Sudan. Photo: James Sprankle/Washington Post

To South Sudanís woes, add famineó50,000 children at risk of death Ty McCormick Washington Post August 24, 2014

Children study at a religious school teaching daily classes in Islamic studies at the Say Tha Mar Gyi IDP camp. Photo: Paula Bronstein/Washington Post

Children study at a religious school teaching daily classes in Islamic studies at the Say Tha Mar Gyi IDP camp. More than three years after Burma began its transition from a military dictatorship, ethnic tensions and repressive policies threaten the development of democracy. Photo: Paula Bronstein/ Washington Post

Malnutrition, disease rising in camps of Burma's Rohingya Muslims, who are virtual prisoners in the camps Annie Gowen Washington Post July 29, 2014

Following an Israeli airstrike, Palestinian youth inspect the building their families lived in. Photo: Khaled Alashqar/IPS

Following an Israeli airstrike, Palestinian youth inspect the building their families lived in. Photo: Khaled Alashqar/IPS

Gaza under fire—A humanitarian disaster Khaled Alashqar Inter Press Service July 22, 2014

South stymies North in global trade talks Ravi Kanth Devarakonda Inter Press Service July 26, 2014 India's battle with the World Trade Organization Raymond Zhong Wall Street Journal July 23, 2013

Which 7 countries are most committed to ending hunger? In a recently published index, researchers analysed the political commitment to hunger and nutrition of 45 developing countries Dolf te Lintelo Guardian Professional July 3, 2014 See the index. See more nutrition stories

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Atlas of African agriculture research & development  Kate Sebastian, Editor July 22, 2014

Good Food: Grounded Practical Theory Jennifer Ayres Reviewed by the General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church February 4, 2014

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