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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 of ever-rising profit and productivity, the numbers of the hungry and homeless have risen, not fallen, over that time. In many of our cities, it...

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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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Helping Humans is Bad for Business?

December 22, 2015
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This article is in response to Helen Anne Travis’ “Helping the Homeless isn’t helping downtown Tampa businesses on Franklin Street” published recently in the Tampa Bay Times, See the...

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Parks, Permits, and Riot Police: San Francisco Food Not Bombs and Autonomous Occupations of Space

November 3, 2015
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Parks, Permits, and Riot Police: San Francisco Food Not Bombs and Autonomous Occupations of Space

New Political Science, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07393148.2015.1056430 Parks, Permits, and Riot Police: San Francisco Food Not Bombs and Autonomous Occupations of Space By Sean Parson, Northern Arizona University, USA Abstract Mayor...

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