All You Can Eat

All You Can Eat

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With the biting wit of Supersize Me and the passion of a lifelong activist, Joel Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait on lines at food pantries across the nationa€”the modern breadline. All You Can Eat reveals that hunger is a problem as American as apple pie, and shows what it is like when your income is not enough to cover rising housing and living costs and put food on the table. Berg takes to task politicians who remain inactive; the media, which ignores hunger except during holidays and hurricanes; and the food industry, which makes fattening, artery-clogging fast food more accessible to the nation's poor than healthy fare. He challenges the new president to confront the most unthinkable result of US povertya€”hungera€”and offers a simple and affordable plan to end it for good. A spirited call to action, All You Can Eat shows how practical solutions for hungry Americans will ultimately benefit America's economy and all of its citizens.Yet rich people who get tax breaks for their vacation homes have no work requirement. Not content with ending welfare benefits for parents without jobs, some elected officials proposed cutting off their children as well, arguing that punishinganbsp;...

Title:All You Can Eat
Author:Joel Berg
Publisher:Seven Stories Press - 2011-01-04


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