Your view depends on whether you see poverty as the result of individual or policy failings.
Concerns about having enough to eat are worsening among college students during the pandemic. This could ultimately affect how many finish school, two scholars argue.
Food insecurity is income insecurity. After COVID-19, we must no longer tolerate the inequities of corporate charity and the stigma associated with relying on society's leftovers for those in need.
Donations to food banks surged as the pandemic raged. But they're on the decline again just as people need more help.
Fast-food restaurants can be comforting places, but when they saturate communities, they crowd out healthy food sources and leave residents less nourished.
Food pantries, the providers of services to the homeless and similar organizations now face enormous challenges.
COVID-19 has given society a teachable moment, and we should now establish the policies, programs and technologies to ensure our food system becomes stronger, more resilient and more equitable.
The ability of food banks to meet the needs of food insecure Canadians has plummeted just when it is needed most. But food banks have never been able to address the reason people are going hungry.
The government is focusing on the market to feed the UK but to avoid long-term risks and short-term emergencies a UK food plan is needed now
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone to some degree, and many people are looking for ways to help others. Here are some ways people can contribute to the response effort.
The UK is on the tipping point of a humanitarian emergency. To tackle this the government must now give more money to local authorities.
All eggs in supermarket Morrisons will soon be free range. But this – and other measures intended to promote ethical consumption – could impact badly on the worst off.
Our research has found that staff discussions of Christianity in food banks may put people off using them.
Food poverty is increasingly generating child victims, whose only salvation comes from donations of emergency food provisions.
A survey of food bank users found nearly 60% couldn't afford to adequately heat their homes.
Reducing food waste by feeding hungry Canadians is a simplistic solution that is deeply problematic and morally distressing.
British children left angry and bewildered by food poverty.
Food banks should not be "normal" and yet they are rapidly becoming an accepted substitute for welfare in the UK.
Two bills currently before the British parliament seek to reduce the 12 month ban on asylum seekers from working.
What have Gypsies ever done for the UK? There's metalwork, art, music, boxing, equine expertise, skilled labour ... food bank donations.