User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Security :: Hunger
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Haiti creates nationwide food program 25.1.2012 Boston Globe: Latest
Haiti creates nationwide food program
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Gates defends focus on high-tech agriculture (AP) 25.1.2012 Science

In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, Bill Gates smiles while being interviewed in Kirkland, Wash. Gates has a terse response to criticism that the high-tech solutions he advocates for would hunger are too expensive or bad for the environment: Countries can embrace modern seed technology and genetic modification or their citizens will starve. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)AP - Bill Gates has a terse response to criticism that the high-tech solutions he advocates for world hunger are too expensive or bad for the environment: Countries can embrace modern seed technology and genetic modification or their citizens will starve.


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Haiti creates nationwide food program 25.1.2012 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Haiti's government has kicked off a program that it hopes will provide meals to 2.2 million school children across the country.
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Gates defends focus on high-tech agriculture 25.1.2012 AP Washington
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Bill Gates has a terse response to criticism that the high-tech solutions he advocates for world hunger are too expensive or bad for the environment: Countries can embrace modern seed technology and genetic modification or their citizens will starve....
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Bill Gates: More Agriculture Research Needed To Fight Hunger 25.1.2012 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Bill Gates has a terse response to criticism that the high-tech solutions he advocates for world hunger are too expensive or bad...
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Gates defends focus on high-tech agriculture 25.1.2012 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Bill Gates has a terse response to criticism that the high-tech solutions he advocates for world hunger are too expensive or bad for the environment: Countries can embrace modern seed technology and genetic modification or their citizens will starve.
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While Republicans Play Politics Over Food Stamps, New Film Focuses on Hunger in America 24.1.2012 AlterNet
Amy Goodman and Raj Patel discuss the 49 million people who are struggling to get enough to eat in America, and why GOP candidates' posturing isn't helping.
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Raj Patel: In Attacks on Obama, Food Stamps, Newt Gingrich is “Racially Coding Poverty” 23.1.2012 Democracy Now!
Raj Patel: In Attacks on Obama, Food Stamps, Newt Gingrich is “Racially Coding Poverty”
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Who's getting food stamps? 23.1.2012 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Who's getting food stamps?
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Gingrich (and Race-Baiting) Wins in South Carolina 22.1.2012 AlterNet
Gingrich set about putting a black face on America's poor, and was rewarded with 40% of South Carolina's primary vote.
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Drought returns to Sahel, bringing hunger 22.1.2012 MSNBC
Drought returns to Sahel, bringing hunger
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Drought returns to Sahel, bringing hunger 22.1.2012 Seattle Times: Nation & World
For the third time in the past decade, drought has returned to the arid, western shoulder of Africa, bringing hunger to millions. Aid agencies are warning that if action is not taken now, the region known as the Sahel could slip into crisis.
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Relatives want answers on why woman with mental health issue died in jail hunger strike 21.1.2012 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Relatives want answers on why woman with mental health issue died in jail hunger strike
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African Nations Cup stars join Oxfam to win the match against hunger 20.1.2012 Press releases
On the eve of the 2012 African Cup of Nations, more than 25 footballers have spoken out in solidarity with millions of people facing hunger across their region. On the eve of the 2012 African Cup of Nations, more than 25 footballers including Seydou Keita from Mali, Charles Kaboré from Burkina Faso, Demba Bâ from Sénégal and Lawali Idrissa from Nig If we act now we could save the lives of women and children, who are always the first victims of food crises. Seydou Keita Footballer, FC Barcelona Notes to Editors Photos link : http://www.flickr.com/photos/letstacklehunger/ - All photos should be credited Oxfam Dedicated website for the campaign in the Sahel Region: http://www.letstacklehunger.org / http://www.taclonslafaim.org Players’ photos and videos available : Les Aigles du Mali : Seydou Keita (Barcelona, Espagne), Mahamane Traore (Metz), Cédric Kanté (Panathinakos, Grèce), Drissa Diakite (Nice), Modibo Maiga (Sochaux) ; Les Etalons du ...
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Ahead of South Carolina Primary, GOP Candidates Employ Race-Baiting Tradition to Win Southern Vote 20.1.2012 Democracy Now!
Leading up to the South Carolina primary, several Republican presidential candidates have been criticized for comments made over issues of race. This week Newt Gingrich defended his description of President Obama as "the food stamp president," while offering praise for President Andrew Jackson, the architect of the Indian Removal Act. We speak to South Carolina civil rights activist Kevin Alexander Gray and longtime political reporter Wayne Slater about how Republicans have adopted the long-held "Southern strategy" of race baiting in order to win over bigoted white voters. "Democrats come here to get their black ticket punched. Republicans come here to punch black people," Gray says. [includes rush transcript]
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From Rising Star to Senior Manager 20.1.2012 Wall St. Journal: Asia
For three young executives, finding creative ways to solve thorny business problems put them on a fast track to senior management.
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes 20.1.2012 Boston Globe: Latest
Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes 20.1.2012 San Jose Mercury News: Politics
A wide swath of people receive, rely on government help
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes 20.1.2012 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They're all on food stamps.
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes (AP) 20.1.2012 Yahoo: US National
AP - Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They're all on food stamps. ...
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