HUNGER NEWS CATEGORIES :
Minimum-wage hike would reduce poverty, but might cost 500,000 jobs, Congressional Budget Ofice reportsby Zachary A Goldfarb
President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would increase earnings for 16.5 million low-wage Americans but cost the nation about 500,000 jobs, congressional budget analysts said Tuesday.
World Hunger News
For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
- Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
- Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
- Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
- Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.