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More News from the Hunger Frontlines

March 11, 2013
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Recently we posted about a struggle brewing between Chicago Food Not Bombs as well as other community activists and tone-deaf, anti-homeless city administrators in Illinois. Today we’re featuring two more articles about poverty and food scarcity from the viewpoint of Food Not Bombs! Vice.com Reports On Recycled Food Markets According to Jarrod Shanahan, a...

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Fighting Pro-Hunger Policies In Chicago

March 7, 2013
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Fighting Pro-Hunger Policies In Chicago

Hundreds of people gathered outside the office of Alderman James Cappleman, a representative for the 46th ward of Chicago, on March 6th. Cappleman has become infamous in Chicago for banning a Salvation Army food truck from his ward, making it illegal to be in bus shelters if you are not waiting for a bus,...

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Get the New Zine: Food Not Bombs Around the World: 2010-2013

March 4, 2013
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Get the New Zine: Food Not Bombs Around the World: 2010-2013

Food Not Bombs Around the World is a new zine created to demonstrate the diversity and strength of the idea and the movement known as Food Not Bombs in the 2010′s. Download it here to add to your literature table or for whatever else you feel like! Also e-mail us at swampzine at gmail...

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10 Year Anniversary of Anarchists Against the Wall

February 13, 2013
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10 Year Anniversary of Anarchists Against the Wall

Anarchists Against the Wall, the Israeli anti-occupation peace group, is ten years old this April! Therefore to celebrate their anniversary and continue to combat damages both physical and legal to Palestinian, Israeli, and international activists that engage in civil disobedience against West Bank expansion, AAtW has called for solidarity fundraisers. So are any Food...

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Homeless Advocacy vs. City Hall

January 29, 2013
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Homeless Advocacy vs. City Hall

As part of an ongoing campaign to raise the profile of systemic harassment and displacement of homeless people in the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, FNB activists will be using the city’s own presentation time at their bi-monthly commission meetings to show the Mayor and city commissioners the results of their anti-homeless policies. The...

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Tortured/Entertained: Join the Autonomous Playhouse for 2013 Day of Action Against Guantanamo Bay

January 4, 2013
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On January 11th, 2013, Miamians will mark the 11th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Peace activists will march on United States Southern Command, the Doral military base that oversees all of Latin & South America, including Joint Task Force Guantanamo. Tellingly, many other Americans will be reflecting differently on...

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Food Not Bombs in 2013

December 18, 2012
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Food Not Bombs in 2013

Things have been a bit hectic with the national Food Not Bombers, including multiple tours, a massive disaster relief effort, and a Free Skool to prepare, so we haven’t been too big on updates. I promise a few more posts in the coming weeks that talk about some of our experiences in 2012, but...

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Disaster Relief in NY, Puppet Tour Update

October 30, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy has left things quite a mess in the NYC area – luckily, one of the largest and best prepared Food Not Bombs chapters in the country, Long Island FNB, is ready to give relief as they have in the past. If you want to help with disaster relief with Food Not Bombs,...

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Food Liberation in Spain

September 24, 2012
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Food Not Bombs groups have a lot of varying approaches, but here’s a somewhat different tactic employed by Spanish activists. “Unemployed activists and union members stormed into two supermarkets, one in Sevilla and one in Cadiz to fill up trolleys with basic food supplies in order to feed the disadvantaged. This act was organized...

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Happy Birthday, OWS!

September 19, 2012
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What a joy it was to participate in their 1 year anniversary. There were polar bears, and cops, and Reverend Billy, and cops, and vegan birthday cake, and cops…you get the idea. We also got to visit Long Island Food Not Bombs and it really has to make us wonder why so many chapters...

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