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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 single month. Our neighbor came to our apartment in a panic in late April. “I work at a jewelry store downtown and my boss’s friend...

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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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Does “Street Feeding” really keep people homeless?

March 1, 2017
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Does “Street Feeding” really keep people homeless?

Anti-homeless group tries to drive Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs out of sight Even though I have shared meals with the hungry for over 35 years, in a time...

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Who Will Stand Up to Donald Trump? We Will!

December 20, 2016
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Who Will Stand Up to Donald Trump? We Will!

Food Not Bombs cofounder and author of Hungry for Peace and The Anarchist Cookbook “The president-elect is the most dangerous man in America. The question now, for which there...

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Don’t Feed the Homeless, It Only Encourages Them

November 10, 2016
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Don’t Feed the Homeless, It Only Encourages Them

“Street feeding programs without comprehensive services actually increase and promote homelessness”—Marbut Consulting. Over 70 cities in the United States have passed laws banning or restricting the sharing of free...

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Homes not Jails: Santa Cruz City Council votes to continue the sleeping ban

April 4, 2016
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Homes not Jails: Santa Cruz City Council votes to continue the sleeping ban

By Food Not Bombs co-founder Keith McHenry for Spare Change News Homes not Jails: Santa Cruz City Council votes to continue the sleeping ban The crackdown on the homeless...

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Before Soup Lines were a Necessity. Food Not Bombs shares it’s first meal in protest to capitalism. March 26, 1981

March 27, 2016
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Before Soup Lines were a Necessity. Food Not Bombs shares it’s first meal in protest to capitalism.  March 26, 1981

Before Soup Lines were a Necessity. Food Not Bombs shares it’s first meal in protest to capitalism. March 26, 1981 During the late 1970s, I was active with the...

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