Or is it rhetoric? Only well-intentioned statement? It’s worth pretending that they are principles not invoked before the courts. If justice is not done with the hungry, they revolt. And perhaps appropriate to do so to leave all of this moral misery. The UN General Assembly proclaimed the right to regular, permanent and free access to adequate food in quantity and quality, sufficient to ensure physical and mental healthy, free of anguish, fulfilling and dignified life. Nothing less. But the shame of hunger is not from this crisis. Six years ago the FAO warned that the progress in reducing hunger has stopped.
And we have not been able to resume it. We have, because we are all responsible. The owners of the world, those who most, because put profits first and foremost. Governments, for being supporters of the interests of those. News media, parliaments and universities, not to consider the fight against poverty, the hunger and the right to food as essential. And citizens well nourished, because we are looking at another side. The hunger crisis has to do with the mortgage, real estate and financial crisis. All start from a political-economic system unfair and suicidal, chaired by the proven falsehood that the market regulates it and harmonizes everything, although it does not regulate a radish.
The market is not a deus ex machina; It has names and surnames. The market is very unsupportive, disproportionate and greedy interests of the years of the world and their accomplices and henchmen. Jean Ziegler has written that this situation is the result of fear of the masters of the world to human rights. Because if all the human rights of all persons are respected, it would end up root this suicidal system of our day. True, because respect for human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural rights) will change root the life on Earth. What do? We have the word to denounce, to explain. We have the will to resist.