Don’t let philanthropy, government or otherwise, work as a silencer, even if our media opts for cheerleading the charity game instead of asking the hard questions.
Food banks were supposed to be a temporary measure, not an institution. Could our energies be better spent tackling income inequality, rather than institutionalizing charity?
Are food banks really the solution? Or part of the problem?
The Independent’s newest column focuses on food in Newfoundland and Labrador…