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Media reporting on migration rarely includes voices of migrants and misses connection to food security, new research reveals Hunger Notes October 26, 2014 See the full report (10 page PDF file).

Students from this school, the Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos teachers college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, were attacked by the police in the city of Iguala in the state of Guerrero.  Photo: Pepe Jiménez/IPS

Students from this school, the Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos teachers college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, were attacked by the police in the city of Iguala in the state of Guerrero. Six were killed, 25 were injured and 43 are still missing. Credit: Pepe Jiménez/IPS

Mexico’s cocktail of political and narco-violence and poverty Daniela Pastrana Inter Press Service October 17, 2014

Report: 21 US cities restrict sharing food with homeless people Deepashri Varadharajan Al Jazeera October 20, 2014  See full report (29 page PDF)

The bottom 90 percent are poorer today than they were in 1987 Matt O'Brien Washington Post October 22, 2014

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The Good Lie (movie) Reviewed by Steve Hansch World Hunger Education Service October 16, 2014

Hondurans flee violence, then are deported by US to face more, Human Rights Watch charges Pamela Constable Washington Post October 16, 2014

Family farms produce 80 percent of world's food, speculators seek land Chris Arsenault Reuters October 16, 2014

Iowa's role in feeding China Des Moines Register October 16, 2014

Pentagon signals security risks of climate change: terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages Coral Davenport New York Times October 13, 2014  See more environment and hunger stories

When US targets foreign leaders for corruption, recovering loot Is a challenge. Deal with Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue for Mansion, Michael Jackson statues gets government less than half of what it sought. James V. GrimaldWall Street Journal October 10, 2014

How school lunch became the latest political batttleground Nicholas Confessore New York Times October 7, 2014

14.3 percent of US households were food insecure in 2013; percentage down slightly from 2011 Alisha Colman-Jensen Economic Research Service, USDA October 3, 2014 New hunger figures show millions of Americans continue to struggle Bread for the World October 3, 2014

We’ve killed off half the world’s animals since 1970 Christopher Ingraham Washington Post September 30, 2014 See more environment and hunger stories

Feed the Future legislation introduced in Congress Hunger Notes September 30, 2014 New USAID nutrition strategy reviewed at Washington meeting Lane Vanderslice Hunger Notes September 19, 2014 See more development assistance stories

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CURRENT EDITORIALS, OPINION, AND LETTERS

Addressing malnutriton Reps. Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) The Hill October 7, 2014

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A vendor in New Dehli sells vegetables from a cart.  Photo: Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images

A vendor in New Dehli sells vegetables from a cart. But where do most of the world’s hungry live? Photo: Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images

World Food Day: Ten myths about world hunger Carla Kweifio-Okai The Guardian October 17, 2014

Ebola hits West African food security IRIN News October 20,2014 Ebola outbreak: Famine approaches – bringing a fresh nightmare to West Africa Sam Masters The Independent October 16, 2014 

A new UN body to combat global malnutrition? Elena L. Pasquini Devex October 14, 2014  See more development assistance stories

Malala Yousafzai, 17, said she was honored to be the youngest person to receive the award.  Photo: Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Malala Yousafzai, 17, said she was honored to be the youngest person to receive the award. She dedicated it to the “voiceless.” Photo: Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Two champions of children are given the Nobel Peace Prize Declan Walsh New York Times October 10, 2014 Peace Prize recipient Kailash Satyarthi has long campaigned against child labor Annie Gowen and Rama Lakshmi Washington Post October 10, 2014 Malala Yousafzai says she yearns to be ‘normal,’ despite fame — and now Nobel Richard Leiby and Karla Adam Washington Post October 10, 2014

A man stands in the middle of parched paddy land in the northern Kilinochchi District. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS

A man stands in the middle of parched paddy land in the northern Kilinochchi District. Sri Lanka’s staple rice harvest is expected to record a loss of 17 percent from around four million metric tonnes in 2013. Photo: Amantha Perera/IPS

Sri Lanka: thirsty land, hungry people Amantha Perera Inter Press Service October 7, 2014

Developing countries blast rich-world farm subsidies at Rome talks Chris Arsenault Reuters October 6, 2014 See more trade and hunger stories

James Hamilton, chief gravedigger at King Tom cemetary in Freetown, sits by a tree with his spade.  Photo: Samuel Aranda for The New York Times

James Hamilton, chief gravedigger at King Tom cemetary in Freetown, said of burying Ebola victims in Sierra Leone, “We will need much more space.” The Ebola epidemic is spreading rapidly in Sierra Leone’s densely packed capital — and it may already be far worse than the authorities acknowledge. Photo: Samuel Aranda for The New York Times

Out of control: How the world's health organizations failed to stop the Ebola disaster Lena H. Sun, Brady Dennis, Lenny Bernstein and Joel Achenbach Washington Post October 4, 2014.    See more nutrition and health stories

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BOOKS
Down the Up Escalator: How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession Barbara Garson Reviewed by Blair Dudik October 21, 2014
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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