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Top Hunger News: As School Ends, Hunger Begins

As School Ends, Hunger Begins. Children need access to subsidized meals in the summer, too. [The Center for American Progress]

The New Food Stamp User Might Look a Lot Like You. This recession may have blown away forever the preconception that food stamps are used only by the chronically indigent. [Wallet Pop]

Child Poverty in U.S. Highest in 20 Years. More than 20 percent of all children in the U.S. are living below the poverty line... [AllVoices]

U.N.: Poverty Threatens Stability in West Africa. Increased social and political tensions due to worsening poverty and deteriorating living conditions have become worrisome trends in a number of West African countries... [AllAfrica.com]

Campaigners Propose Japanese Poverty Reduction Goals Before Election. The 10-point Japanese version of MDGs worked out by civic groups introduce specific numerical targets for reducing poverty rates among Japanese... [Kyodo News]

Climate Change/Environment
Showdown Looms over Greenhouse Gasses. The president's push to combat climate change without waiting for Congress faces a vote of confidence Thursday… [The Wall Street Journal]


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