Day: October 7, 2020

Tackling Food Insecurity. How China Found A Policy That Works

In developing countries, food insecurity following the outbreak of disease has often been more fatal than the disease itself. Pandemics such as Ebola, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and MERS all had negative impacts on food and nutrition security—particularly for vulnerable populations. When China was hit by a SARS outbreak in 2003, its winter wheat harvest …

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Soup Kitchen Confidential. Feeding America’s Hungry During Covid

“We needed a radically different approach,” says Kathryn Garcia, New York City’s Sanitation Commissioner and Food Czar, recalling how she and colleagues set about feeding the city’s vulnerable over the pandemic, adding that traditional soup kitchens would not work as would-be diners socially-distanced to stop the spread. Hers was a ‘wartime’ post created by Mayor …

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Can We All Get Along? Making Community Policing Work

The Black Lives Matter protests ignited by the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are but the latest expression of a decades long clash between America’s police and its citizens, all within the broader context of several centuries of racial injustice. An estimated 7,666 people, disproportionally black, were killed by law enforcement officers in …

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