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More News from the Hunger Frontlines

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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,…

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…

Disaster Relief in NY, Puppet Tour Update

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…

Food Liberation in Spain

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…

Happy Birthday, OWS!

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…