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COVID-19 And the Right to Food: Exploring the Emergence of a Global Solidarity Alliance for Food, Health and Social Justice

#RightsNotCharity Around the world, COVID-19 is shaking the foundation of our globalized economic system to its core. The “richest” countries in the world are staring into the face of an economic depression. In the United States, more than 38 million people across the nation applied for unemployment benefits in the […]

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Artists, Music & Technology Companies Unite for SongAid to Benefit WhyHunger’s Rapid Response Fund

Fans Stream Exclusive Music Donated by Cindy Blackman Santana & Carlos Santana, Tom Morello, DMC, The Silkroad Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma, Wilco and more to Support COVID-19 Hunger Relief   New York (May 26, 2020) – The music and technology industries have joined forces to launch SongAid, an ongoing effort […]

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Youth Solidarity: Building Beyond COVID

Can grassroots organizations build power during a global pandemic? If it depends on the Brazilian youth, the answer is a resounding yes! The Youth Uprising Movement, Levante Popular da Juventude – a youth-led social movement – has been setting up mutual aid networks in 21 states led by youth in […]

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