Tons of carrot dumped to rot by a local farmer in Ukraine on May 18, upon failing to sell it amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, local villagers taking some of it for use as animal feed. Pyotr Sivkov—TASS via Getty Images
Hunger is a powerful force in The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck’s 1939 novel of the Great Depression, but so is the fertility of California’s landscape. The bounty of the harvest, tragically, does not translate into food for the workers — and in fact, with the economy having ravaged the chain of commerce, much of the food is destroyed rather than eaten.
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