Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix It

October 29, 2020
Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix It

First published 2009 by Paradigm PublishersThis copy 2016 RoutledgeTrapped in a triangle of the housing market collapse, risingenergy costs, and an increasingly dysfunctional healthcare system,America's working poor are now battling an even more formidableenemy: hunger. This time, the battle is taking place well outsideof the media spotlight, which has focused on obesity, anotherfood-related epidemic affecting the poor.Breadline USA tells the stories of Americans in alltypes of communities who struggle to put any type of food on thetable come the end of the month when money runs out and the socialsafety net isnt there to catch them.