As the Bundys and their merry band of fascists descend on the Klamath River to try and start another war with federal officials there, the reality is that the Klamath River’s water supplies, lik
We have known for a long time that the lightly regulated pollution in American agriculture was deleterious to human health. Now we have some data to help us understand just how many lives this costs a
The plight of farmers of color is finally getting a little attention in America. There was a lot of consternation over Biden picking Tom Vilsack to return to Agriculture since his 8 years there in Oba
I’ve long written about working and living conditions in American agriculture. Like with everything else, COVID-19 has only exacerbated the inequality being farmworkers and consumers. The terrib
One of the worst parts of the grotesque and false right-wing attacks on Shirley Sherrod back in 2010 is that she had been an activist for Black land ownership for many years. She and her husband were
This 1946 General Electric film is an attempt to get rural communities to invest in building or expanding their electric supply infrastructure. I’m not going to lie–this is pretty boring.
On January 3, 1931, farmers converged on England, Arkansas to demand poverty relief. This led to Will Rogers’ poverty tour and a greater national conversation about conditions in rural America i
There was a moment in those halcyon days of late 2008, when liberals across the nation thought electing a president could actually by itself lead to a transformational moment that didn’t require