The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting hungrier

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There’s no way around it: The rich are getting richer, and the poor are getting hungrier.

Feeding America has released their latest “Map the Meal” report. The results for Oregon?

In Oregon, 17.5% of all residents and 29.2% of children faced food insecurity in 2010. Those are some pretty damning numbers — nearly 1 in 3 children in Oregon live without food security.

More concerning, though, is that Oregonians are actually worse off in 2010 than we were in 2009.

It’s not hard to understand what impact this will have on Oregon’s future. But it is hard to understand how we have grown okay with the lopsided rate of our economic recovery.

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