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New Law Could Force Hungry to Eat Out of Garbage Cans

September 7, 2018
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New Law Could Force Hungry to Eat Out of Garbage Cans

Please call Governor Brown at (916) 445-2841 and ask him to veto AB- 2178, Limited Service Charitable Feeding Operation. Food programs all across the state could be told to stop sharing free meals with the hungry if this becomes law. AB- 2178 passed on September 4, 2018. The sharing of food with the hungry...

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The 30th Anniversary of the first arrest of Food Not Bombs

July 29, 2018
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The 30th Anniversary of the first arrest of Food Not Bombs

August 15, 2018, marks the 30th anniversary of the first arrests of Food Not Bombs for “making a political statement” by sharing free food with the hungry. Nine volunteers...

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AMERICANS, IS YOUR PASSPORT UP TO DATE?

June 30, 2018
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AMERICANS, IS YOUR PASSPORT UP TO DATE?

  I stepped into the first cabin on the train from Belgrade to Budapest. A silver-haired older gentleman sat against the window on the forward facing bench. When the...

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AMERICA’S HUNGER GAMES

October 26, 2017
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AMERICA’S HUNGER GAMES

The tragic logic of a collapsing empire.Nearly one in eight Americans face hunger. For these 42 million people, the suffering is unfortunately only going to getting worse. Most of...

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FOOD IS A RIGHT, NOT A PRIVILEGE – Don’t let San Jose, California authorities interfere with Food Not Bombs

July 28, 2017
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FOOD IS A RIGHT, NOT A PRIVILEGE – Don’t let San Jose, California authorities interfere with Food Not Bombs

San Jose Food Not Bombs to continue sharing free meals with the hungry at St. James Park regardless of the city’s plan to ban the decades old practice. Please...

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America’s economic crisis is just beginning

May 26, 2017
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America’s economic crisis is just beginning

In the 37 years I have been sharing meals with the hungry I have never met so many people who reported becoming homeless for the first time during a...

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The San Francisco Rodney King Uprising

May 1, 2017
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The San Francisco Rodney King Uprising

One of the best days of my life. A few days ago my partner Abbi Samuels asked what I had eaten. “Your eyes are watering and you have black...

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