750,000 homeless Americans

April 20, 2013
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750,000 homeless Americans http://blog.foodnotbombs.net/750000-homeless-americans/ I just read a quote of Erica Eichelberger’s from Mother Jones. Her quote was kind but she made a claim “of the country’s roughly 643,000 street folk” which is often repeated by people supportive of the rights of the homeless. Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West quote this figure in...

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FTAA+10 – South Florida Food Not Bombs Calls For A Weekend of Justice in Miami

March 30, 2013
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Ten years ago the world saw the free trade agenda laid bare on the streets of Miami during the FTAA protests – an agenda of exploitation and disaster capitalism enforced by police brutality and corporate-state monopoly. Several disastrous occupations and financial crises later the situation has hardly improved, and more neo-liberal structural adjustments are...

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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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