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Rethink World Hunger - Ending Hunger is POSSIBLE!
In last week's Pambazuka News, Ian Angus looked at. This week, he argues that alternatives to the food crisis must by their very nature be informed by alternatives to global capitalism. When food riots broke out in Haiti last month, the first country to respond was Venezuela. Within days, planes were on their way from Caracas, carrying tons of badly needed food. It is the least we can do for Haiti. Venezuela's action is in the finest tradition of human solidarity. When people are hungry, we should do our best to feed them.
Her studies focus on why hunger is caused not by a scarcity of food but rather a scarcity of democracy and on why free-market myths need to be countered. At her eyes, ordinary citizens and grassroots initiatives can truly help effectively end hunger, enabling the poor to transform their lives through greater democratic control. Auburn St. The Institute, a non-governmental public education and research and documentation centre, is internationally recognised for addressing the political and economic roots of world hunger and demonstrating how ordinary citizens can effectively help to end hunger. This theme was reinforced in their next book, World Hunger: Twelve Myths Food First publicises lessons, both positive and negative, that increase understanding of how grassroots and non-governmental strategies can allow the poor to transform their lives through greater democratic control.