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Big Corn, Dumb Reporters

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On April 24, 2015
We often vilify agribusiness and rightfully so. But the actual farmers growing the crops of agribusiness are just people trying to make a living in a capitalist system that constantly makes their lives more difficult, forcing consolidation that ends a way of life whether in Iowa, Mexico, or India. Grist profiles and humanizes some of […]

The Past Is A Grotesque Animal

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On November 3, 2010
Because there wasn’t enough bad news last week, the forces of discrimination strike back against three of the Iowa Supreme Court’s historic Varnum ruling. The good news is that the discrimination restoration faction faces an uphill climb, so with an effective struggle the ruling should remain in force.
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