Here's a sobering note in an e-newsletter from Andrew Schwartz of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He cites a recent article in the New York Times by Jason DeParle about the very high rate of pandemic-caused childhood hunger in the U.S.
1 In 5 Children HungryResearch released Wednesday shows a rise in food insecurity without modern precedent. Nearly a fifth of young children are not getting enough to eat, according to surveys of their mothers by the Brookings Institution. The rate is three times higher than in 2008, at the worst of the Great Recession, reports Jason DeParle of the NYT.
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