In Control? Hunger as a weapon

Hunger, power and control are intertwined actors. Access to food is not only determined by economical power, but also by political. This panel will look into how hunger was used as a weapon of control, a manner of averting protest and as a part of the strategies of destruction in the Third Reich. Control over hunger can also be used as a political tool by those resisting oppression, attempting to shift the responsibility of their wellbeing to those whose power they are actually attempting to escape. Which strategies and rhetoric do politicians; prison and medical staff use to regain control over the protester?