What's intentional poverty, and why are so many people choosing it?
October 29, 2013, 2:09 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Opting out of the economy is one way to avoid its ups and downs. Some Americans are doing just that.
Flour from grasshoppers? Students awarded $1M to fight global hunger with insects
October 22, 2013, 5:07 p.m. by Sami Grover
Insects are a protein source for the world's poor. Next up: Bread.
Poverty reduces the brain's cognitive abilities
August 30, 2013, 1:08 p.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The notion that being poor is mentally taxing has implications for how society addresses poverty
'Freegans' believe dumpster diving is the secret to ending food waste
July 26, 2013, 4:29 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Freegans, aka 'urban scavengers,' rummage through dumpsters to find uneaten food discarded by restaurants.
Pope says culture of food waste is like stealing from the poor
June 6, 2013, 5:43 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The head of the Catholic Church compares throwing away food with stealing from the poor. His message comes at the right time.
Bill Gates calls on Europe to fight hunger, despite economic crisis
January 29, 2013, 1:48 p.m. by John Platt
The billionaire's foundation is leading a worldwide effort to alleviate hunger.
Jeff Bridges to address childhood hunger at political conventions
August 24, 2012, 11:51 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor says he hopes to get both Republicans and Democrats working to help kids battling poverty and hunger.
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