Program 432: Global Hunger; Gloria Steinem's Travels; Money on the Road
Release Date: 01-30-2016
Writer and international-development expert David Rieff describes what seems to be working — and what isn't — in the quest to end hunger in developing nations. Then author and activist Gloria Steinem reflects on her decades of frequent travels, and how they gave her a sense of adventure from a young age. And budget-travel blogger “Nomadic Matt” shares his tips for managing your money overseas.
- David Rieff, author of “The Reproach of Hunger” (Simon & Schuster)
- Gloria Steinem, author of "My Life on the Road" (Random House)
- Matt Kepnes, author of "How to Travel the World on $50 a Day" (Perigee) and the NomadicMatt.com blog and website.
- David Rieff's book is "The Reproach of Hunger." It's based on years of research into global agriculture and food distribution policies and practices. It was critiqued by Kirkus Reviews, which includes links to his earlier titles.
- The United Nations Development Programme's "Sustainable Development Goals" were adopted in September 2015. The U.N. posts archives from the Sustainable Development Summit on its website.
- Mother Jones magazine's Tom Philpott discusses the history of "The Green Revolution" in his review of Nick Cullather's 2010 book "The Hungry World."
- Gloria Steinem's autobiography is called "My Life on the Road." It was reviewed by Jennifer Schuessler and Ann Friedman in the New York Times.
- Gloria Steinen's website includes links to her writing and a calendar of her speaking engagements. The homepage includes a Native American quote: "Imagine we are linked not ranked."
- The motorcyclists' bike week and rally is held annually in early August in Sturgis, South Dakota.
- Matt Kepnes offers budget travel tips in his best-seller "How to Travel the World on $50 A Day" and on his NomadicMatt.com website.