Why The U.S. Can’t Solve Hunger

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Why The U.S. Can’t Solve Hunger
Why The U.S. Can’t Solve Hunger
33.8 million Americans didn’t have adequate access to food, according to the latest report from the USDA. That’s despite the fact that U.S. is one of the wealthiest nations in the world based on almost every metric. In response, spending on food assistance programs like SNAP has grown exponentially, reaching a record of 182.5 billion in 2021. But food insecurity has remained relatively the same as it was in 2001. So why are so many Americans still hungry and what can be done to solve it?

00:00 — Introduction
01:51 — Financial pressure
05:40 — Effect on the economy
07:51 — Solving hunger

Produced by: Juhohn Lee
Edited by: Nora Rappaport
Animation: Jason Reginato
Supervising Producer: Lindsey Jacobson
Additional Footage: Getty Images, Food Bank for New York City
Special Thanks: Food Bank for New York City

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