hunger

Health & Science
2:24 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Researcher: Key to Ending Food Insecurity Lies in Our Crops

One key to ending world hunger is cooperation between governments to keep crop prices stable and food accessible, according to Anna Applefield Gore.
Credit Clemens Koppensteiner / Flickr

Yesterday on Lake Effect, we spoke with the people behind a new book for young people about Milwaukee’s urban agriculture movement.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue November 26, 2013

As Thanksgiving Nears, Milwaukee Advocates Call For Higher Minimum Wage

State lawmakers hand out turkeys and side dishes Monday to raise awareness of hunger during the holidays and call for an increase in the minimum wage in Wisconsin.
Credit Erin Toner

Advocates for the working poor in Milwaukee are using the Thanksgiving holiday to call for higher wages for low-skilled workers.

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