U.S. Hunger Pictures

Three Laokta horsemen.
The Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, which encompasses more than 2.8 million acres, was established in 1889 Photo: Patrick Strickland/Al Jazeera  

Life on the Pine Ridge Native American reservation

by Patrick Strickland Al Jazeera November 5, 2016

A portrait of poverty in America in a place where life expectancy is the second-lowest in the western hemisphere (after Haiti) and 80 percent of people are unemployed.   See full story at ...

The worker seen here is spraying an antibacterial solution into the turkey pens to prevent disease. Photo: George Steinmetz/The New York Times
Product: Turkeys Facility: Gary’s Gobblers Location: Northeastern Iowa Output: 150,000 turkeys per year.  The worker seen here is spraying an antibacterial solution into the turkey pens to prevent disease. Photo: George Steinmetz/The New York Times  

The dizzying grandeur of corporate agriculture

by George Steinmetz New York Times October 12, 2016

Our industrialized food system nourishes more people, at lower cost, than any comparable system in history. It also exerts a terrifyingly massive influence on our health and our environment. Photographer George Steinmetz spent nearly a year traveling the country to capture that system, in all its sc...

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