Tag Archives: starvation

Wall Street vultures drive up food prices while billions starve

  Goldman Sachs reaps $400M “bountiful harvest” by gambling on America’s food staples While people around the globe struggled to put food on the table in 2012, banking giant Goldman…

Starving North Koreans ‘are forced to eat their children’

  HUNGRY parents in North Korea have been caught eating their CHILDREN to avoid starvation, according to reports. One father is said to have been executed by firing squad for…

6 Ways Food is Being Used as a Weapon

Hungry people will do anything for food, which means that those who have control over food can use it as leverage. In 1974, Henry Kissinger suggested using food as a…

350 Million Indian Families Starve As Politicians Loot $14.5 BIllion In Food

Ram Kishen, 52, half-blind and half- starved, holds in his gnarled hands the reason for his hunger: a tattered card entitling him to subsidized rations that now serves as a symbol of India’s…

Failed Food System: India’s poor have to go hungry even after ‘bumper harvest’ due to poor management

A failed food system in India prompts intense review RANWAN, India — In this north Indian village, workers recently dismantled stacks of burned and mildewed rice while flies swarmed nearby…