The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time
George McGovernISBN: 0742521257;
Hundreds of millions of people around the globe suffer from hunger. But hunger, which has plagued the world for thousands of years, is a political condition, writes George McGovern in this plainspoken and necessary call to action. Ending it is a greater moral imperative than ever before because for the first time humanity has the tools and the knowledge to defeat this ancient enemy. In The Third Freedom, McGovern lays out a workable and affordable five-point program to end world hunger. The basic facets include these steps: The United States should take the lead within the UN in working toward a universal school lunch program. The American supplemental nutrition program for low-income women, infants, and children should go worldwide. The United Nations must establish food reserves around the globe. Developing countries must be assisted in improving their own farm production, food processing, and food distribution. ...
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