Tag Archives: Hunger

As we celebrate the bounty of Thanksgiving, hunger among seniors is on the rise

This article, by Mary Gatta an associate professor of sociology at CUNY-Gattman and SSN New Jersey chapter member, was originally published in the Bangor Daily News on November 19, 2018. By Mary Gatta, Special to the BDN • November 19, 2018 11:04 am As we approach Thanksgiving and the winter holiday season, some people often joke that […]

Hunger weakens our society. House Farm Bill would make it worse.

Luisa Deprez, University of Southern Maine, and Lisa Dodson, Brandeis University. Originally posted in the Bangor Daily News June 5, 2018. Maine has the third highest rate of people in the nation who routinely don’t get enough to eat. It is a ranking that tells us that tens of thousands of low-income Mainers suffer from […]