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hunger march

n
(Sociology) a procession of protest or demonstration by the unemployed
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Noun1.hunger march - a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployedhunger march - a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed
march - a procession of people walking together; "the march went up Fifth Avenue"
hunger marcher - an unemployed person who participates in a hunger march
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hunger march

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There are men in Newcastle embarking on a hunger march, one of the common features of the decade.
Due to the economic climate Johnny found it difficult to find other employment and at just 14 he illegally joined the 1934 Hunger March to London to find work.
"When he was 15, he joined the National Hunger March and walked 240 miles to London where he slept rough on the south bank of the Thames for several months.
Born in 1919 in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, he begged for bread during the Great Depression and at 15 took part in the National Hunger March, walking 240 miles to London.
In what year was the Jarrow hunger march? A 1926 B 1936 C 1916
Johnny's involvement in the historic anti-fascist protest of 1936 is recounted in Cable Street, Ta-Ra To Tooting is inspired by a photo of Johnny and five pals as they head out to the war in Spain, while Hostel Strike recounts an episode following a 1934 Hunger March to London, where Johnny hoped to find work.
In hoyoot, selections from this work appear under the title "Paddy Scullion's Jarrow March," named after the Jarrow town councilor and co-organizer of the hunger march. This portfolio condenses the book's collage of original interviews, historical news reports, commemorative poems, and documentary images (designed by Joanna Voit) into a soundtrack of two voices, intercutting Scullion's interview with select poems.
In December 1932, Commonweal magazine sent Day, a struggling journalist, to cover the Hunger March in Washington, D.C.
70,000 people joined the National Hunger March to London ?
Last month, around 1,000 people took part in a 'Hunger March', a two-week-long 300km trek across the country which culminated in a protest outside the Budapest parliament.