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Empowering Local Farmers to End Hunger

Empowering Local Farmers to End Hunger

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times  Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet, is an avid believer that a democracy that can empower its citizens to become involved in providing the community’s life essentials may be just want society needs to address the urgent issue of hunger. In Brazil, Belo Horizonte, the fourth […]

By December 31, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
Grassroots Community Disaster Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Grassroots Community Disaster Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times I’m not sure when I realized that we were in the middle of a full-blown disaster. Maybe it was when I saw the outline of a National Guard soldier hanging off the side of a hummer on a blackened strip of Rockaway Boulevard. Perhaps it was when I […]

By November 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →