04/05/2013 by Don Quijones
A daily ration of bread is now beyond the reach of roughly a billion people on planet Earth. What’s more, hunger is spreading like a pandemic, making incursions from its traditional strongholds in the global south to towns and cities across depression-hit Southern Europe. Continue reading “Starving the Poor to Stuff the Rich. one billion can’t afford bread!”
Almost 260,000 people, half of them young children, died of hunger during the last famine in Somalia, according to a UN report, with the world body admitting it should have done more to prevent the tragedy. Senait Gebregziabher, director of the aid group Oxfam in Somalia, said “The world was too slow to respond to stark warnings of drought” and that “these deaths could and should have been prevented.”
SO WHY DID IT HAPPEN?
First we have racism, if this was a western country it would never have been let happen. Continue reading “Who’s to blame for 258,000 dying of hunger in Somalia?”