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Ollas Populares- Lessons from Lockdowns
Nov01

Ollas Populares- Lessons from Lockdowns

Reporter Rosina Castillo takes us to her Buenos Aires neighborhood. There, a community arts organization called La Casona de Humahuaca hosts an olla popular, a community kitchen, to feed hundreds of hungry neighbors during pandemic lockdowns.  In turn, La Casona learns more about their own identity and purpose while transforming how they operate. And, we sit down with architect and urbanist, Belen Desmaison. She explains how the...

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Stuffed and Starved

Raj Patel, ‘Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System’ author, who used to work for the World Bank, the WTO, and the United Nations, has become a harsh critic of the way those organizations set policies that he says lead to increasing hunger and food insecurity around the world.

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Katrina Uncovers: Poverty in a Land of Plenty

Making Contact takes a look at poverty in the United States. We explore homelessness, economic injustice, and a dwindling federal safety net that has left millions of Americans in dire straits

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