Food Not Bombs: What to Know About the Free Meal Collective 

"The organization has been called a 'food terrorist' group. Its members have been arrested and harassed by the police. Their activities? Regularly distributing free vegetarian and vegan meals to local communities around the United States."

teenvogue.com/story/food-not-b

COVID-19; Food Waste 

'A Disastrous Situation': Mountains of Food Wasted as Coronavirus Scrambles Supply Chain

"...Farmers are dumping fresh milk and plowing vegetables back into the dirt as the shutdown of the food service industry has scrambled the supply chain. Roughly half the food grown in the US was previously destined for restaurants, schools, stadiums, theme parks and cruise ships."

theguardian.com/world/2020/apr

'A Perfect Storm': US Facing Hunger Crisis as Demand for Food Banks Soars

"Food banks are reporting unprecedented demand across the US as millions lose jobs, investigation shows."

theguardian.com/environment/20

'War on the Poor': Las Vegas's Homelessness Crackdown Takes Effect

"Las Vegas recently began cracking down on people living outdoors....the city council approved a law that made sitting, resting or 'lodging' on sidewalks a misdemeanor punishable with up to six months in jail or fines of up to $1,000 in most neighborhoods."

theguardian.com/us-news/2020/f

The St. Petersburg Vegans Cooking Up A Revolution

"As enters its 20th year under the authoritarian leadership of Vladimir , St. Petersburg's anarchist community thrives. Hated by the far right and out of tune with Russia's prevailing nationalist mood, the activists have created a version of what their ideal society would look like - and they're promoting this vision with delicious food."

bbc.co.uk/news/stories-4988555

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