The authors share more behind-the-scenes stories from their book, Broke in America. In the telling, they reveal why so many people in the U.S. don’t have the money – or the time – to eat healthfully.
Keywords: school nutrition, food insecurity, SNAP, community eligibility, food environment--- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brokeinamerica/support
Drawing on their book, Broke in America, Goldblum and Shaddox discuss enormous problems with water affordability and safety within the U.S.
Keywords: Flint, bottled water, infrastructure, Nestle
Some employers are saying that they cannot fill jobs. Goldblum and Shaddox have a revolutionary idea: Pay your workers and treat them well.
Keywords: McDonald's, Target, Bob's Red Mill, BJ's, Costco, King Arthur Flour, wage fairness, employment, tax policy, Patriotic Millionaires
In 2019, 35 million US Americans experienced food insecurity. Half again as many may go hungry because of the pandemic. We talk with Betti Wiggins, a school nutrition officer in Houston, about changes that can increase food access during (and after) COVID-19.--- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brokeinamerica/support
We welcome Phillip Vander Klay of the National Diaper Bank Network who talks about the role nonprofits can play in making sure poverty doesn’t rob people of the right to vote. We talk about nonpartisan actions nonprofits can take and how local elections matter too, as illustrated by a struggle in Colleen’s hometown.--- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brokeinamerica/support