Camped out in front of France’s National Assembly, Stéphane Gatignon, the mayor of Paris’s impoverished northeastern suburb of Sevran, entered the third day of a hunger strike on Sunday to demand more state help for his and other impoverished cities.
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Hummm lemme think for a second???? Should we really help a guy who is piss poor manager that he ruined the city in which he is mayor so he could sabotage it even more???? I think not. Sorry dude.
France24 should investigate http://www.trusselltrust.org/ & their documentary Britain's Hidden Hungry. Other schemes include: supermarkets donating normally landfilled out of date but edible food & customers' food donation boxes; farmers' selling directly to the public to increase their profit, reduce food miles & cost to consumers.
My company West Midlands Food Links Ltd has developed a joined-up web-based database, a 'one-stop-shop' for all food & health information, easily accessible at regional level allowing easy access to afordable food for everyone from inividuals through to large procurers. Helping to create a more sustainable food system ticking all economic, social and environmental boxes including creating employment & helping reduce the 40% of diet-related diseases ranging from malnutrition to obesity.
Manu Chao's song 'Politik Kills' is highly relevant
Most world troubles caused by political decisions are totally unnecessary & even today the vulnerable poor are being made to pay for unregulated actions, in this case by the financial sector that led to this double-dip recession. Yet another example of history repeating itself.
Politicians need to put aside politics and concentrate more on joined-up policies that serve mankind, the local populations they serve and to protect the planet for future generations, i.e. to quote Oxfam "TO BE HUMANKIND".
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