Saturday, November 05, 2005

 

Criminal! Republicans increase number of hungry Americans

Hunger In America Rises By 43 Percent Over Last Five Years

Hunger in American households has risen by 43 percent over the last five years, according to an analysis of US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data released today. The analysis, completed by the Center on Hunger and Poverty at Brandeis University, shows that more than 7 million people have joined the ranks of the hungry since 1999.

The USDA report, Household Food Security in the United States, 2004, says that 38.2 million Americans live in households that suffer directly from hunger and food insecurity, including nearly 14 million children. That figure is up from 31 million Americans in 1999....

Science Daily


Oh, and big surprise, most of the rich in this country really are getting richer. Rich get richer, the poor starve to death...

Information Clearing House, Daily KOS, Truth About George, Food First, NYTimes.


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