Your Call: What will it take to end hunger in the US?
Anti-hunger activist Andy Fisher joins us to discuss his new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups.
Fisher says by not coupling short-term hunger relief with structural reform, anti-hunger leaders have reinforced the false notion that hunger can be solved through charity. He details consequences of the anti-hunger movement’s reliance on corporate donations of food and money. How effective has the anti-hunger movement been?
Andy Fisher, food justice advocate, adjunct teacher at Portland University in Oregon, and author of Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups