Today I learned the news. The world already has a food crisis, an enormous problem, possible social upheavals, perhaps even a “perfect storm.” Add that to your gas tank!
I’d heard bits about grain prices for a while, been shocked at prices of bread, eggs, flour and cheese–even soup! Silly me, I thought I could stock upon a few items and make do. Just about everything is going up and not just a little. I try not to panic but it’s not easy living on a small fixed income since I rather like to eat.
Frightening implications abound for the poorest of the poor the world over as a new UN Report makes clear. There’s a lot happening that we do not hear about from our pathetic media. Just as one woman says she knew she was poor, but “this is worse than poverty,” a UN official says watch for the “new face of hunger.”
Follow below for a little tour, a tiny glimpse of what’s going on, if you dare, if you care.