Activists at Russian Food Not Bombs Attacked and Kidnapped Over Crimean Conflict

March 17, 2014
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Activists at Russian Food Not Bombs Attacked and Kidnapped Over Crimean Conflict

Russian anti-war activists kidnapped and seriously injured Organisers of a demonstration against the war in Ukraine in Petrozavodsk, Russia were kidnapped and seriously injured by unknown people in masks according to the Food Not Bombs group in the city. On 9th of March, along with the traditional Food Not Bombs action, demonstration “Against the...

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Update from Food Not Bombs Minsk

February 10, 2014
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Update from Food Not Bombs Minsk

The repressions against Food Not Bombs have started again in Belarus. The first distribution of food took place in 2005. Today there are 3 points of Food Not Bombs in Minsk, we give out about 100 portions of food every week. We were pursued by police many times. In 2011 the special police troops came...

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Food Not Bombs Kicks Off The FTAA+10 on November 15 in Miami

October 27, 2013
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Food Not Bombs Kicks Off The FTAA+10 on November 15 in Miami

Fort Lauderdale Food Not Bombs is inviting people hungry for justice and delicious vegetarian food to come out to Government Center in downtown Miami Friday, November 15th, at 7 pm. Food Not Bombs is a global movement for the end of institutionalized poverty and hunger; something the free trade agenda plays an increasingly large...

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THE WORLD SERIES OF HUNGER The nationwide campaign to hide hunger goes into extra innings.

October 24, 2013
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Just as soon as I think the authorities may be backing down on their effort to stop people from feeding the hungry in public I am reminded that the state never sleeps even if it shuts down at times.  I received an email on October 23, 2013, from the Director of Environmental Health Division...

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THE MAGIC OF THINKING

October 11, 2013
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Too big to fail America may not really be too big to fail after all. The political crisis over Obama Care and a potential default on U.S. debt highlights the both the magical thinking of many Americans who in their fear of becoming even more desperately poor have accepted Fox TV, The Koch brothers...

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YOU DON’T NEED PERMISSION TO END HUNGER

October 11, 2013
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On Sunday, October 6th Sacramento Food Not Bombs was kicked out of the Cesar Chavez Park by the Sacramento police. Volunteers were greeted by about 15 officers when they arrived at the park when they normally do in time to start sharing the meal they created by 1:30pm. They were told that our stuff...

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Effort to hide the hungry continues across the United States.

October 6, 2013
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Advocates for the poor were told to stop sharing meals with the hungry in  Sacramento and Santa Monica, California, Taos, New Mexico, and Olympia, Washington, on the weekend of October 5th and 6th. Nearly every week some one contacts me about news that local authorities are threatening to stop the sharing of food in...

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