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All you can eat : how hungry is America?
Berg, Joel.
Personal Author:
Seven Stories Press first edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Seven Stories Press, [2008]

Physical Description:
351 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 23 cm
Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait in lines at food pantries across the nation-- the modern breadline.
General Note:
Includes one folded col. plate.
Hunger amidst plenty : a problem as American as apple pie -- The problem. Who is hungry in America? : the politics of measuring hunger ; How hunger costs all of us ; Why brother (and sister) still can't spare a dime : a short history of domestic hunger ; The tattered (but still existing) Federal hunger safety net ; Let them eat ramen noodles : one week living on $28.30 of food ; Are Americans hungry-- or fat? ; Dickens revisited : life in the new Gilded Age ; Let them eat sound bites : the polarized politics of welfare reform ; The poverty trap : why it is so hard to escape poverty in America ; The charity myth ; How media ignores hunger (except during holidays and hurricanes) -- The solution. Here it is : the plan to end domestic hunger ; Bolstering community food production and marketing ; A new war on poverty ; How all of us (including you) can end hunger in America ; Hunger and poverty-fighting resources ; Revised rules for radical centrists : tips for activists on how to organize and craft messages for successful advocacy campaigns.
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