Hunger, Cowardice, and the Embrace of the Other

Poverty. How does it get to be such an abstraction? 6.6 billion people on the planet, 1.4 billion of them "food insecure." Over 900 million suffering from severe hunger. 16,000 children die everyday from hunger related causes. 1 every 5 seconds. Abstraction. 11-12% of the people in Washington State and the U.S. food insecure as …