Hunger Is Over, If We Want It

Globally, in this now-or-never moment, we can remake governance to answer to all of us, to finally make policy with the understanding that hunger will only be uprooted if we tackle the anti-democracy forces at its roots.

“In addition to inequality,” the authors write, “our corporate food system is so broken nearly 60 percent of the calories Americans eat now offer us zero nutrition; and virtually no Americans meet dietary guidelines.” (Photo: Karl Hendon/via Getty Images)

The United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York City this September called on humanity “to end hunger and protect the planet.” Sounds noble — even uplifting — until we acknowledge this sad…