Politini Recap: The Politics of Hunger

15.9 million children live in households that struggle to put food on the table every day.

In Politini‘s most recent episode: The Politics of Hunger we delve into government’s policies that are holding our citizens back from providing food for their families. We ask the questions– who’s responsibility is it to help those most in need, and how?

LISTEN: The Politics of Hunger

 

Is THIS The New Normal?

This week we dished with Eric Mitchell, Director of Government Relations at Bread for the World and husband of former Politini guest, Michelle Mitchell.

 

Poliwood Round-Up

 

Our latest Poliwood Round-Up is now up on theGrio.com! We’re bringing you the real scoop behind the headlines. Check us out on theGrio.com every Wednesday and Friday for new shows!

 

Who’s Bringing the Fire

The organization we raise our glasses to for fighting injustice and promoting equality is: So Others Might Eat. This interfaith, community-based organization provides health care, clothes, job training and more to the poor and homeless. SOME also serves 1,000 meals a day to those in need.

 

Polinista of the Week

Lastly, but never least, our Polinista of the Week is D.C farmer and food activist, Natasha Bowens! Author of the blog, Brown Girl Farming and founder of multimedia project, The Color of Food, Bowen works to shine light on and preserve the stories of Black, Latino, and Asian food activists.

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