Episode 199

Empty Wallets, Empty Stomachs

November 21, 2019
  • Economy
  • Children & Families
  • Inequality
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The old saying goes: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And yet, across the country, there are thousands of children who struggle to find a good meal in the morning. In fact, hunger is likely a bigger problem in this country than most people realize. Professor Maureen Berner lays out the problem of food insecurity in American, what it can tell us about the larger issue of poverty, and how we need to reframe our thinking to address the problem.

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