Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: farmers

How a top chicken company cut off black farmers, one by...

After years of working as a sheriff’s deputy and a car dealership manager, John Ingrum used his savings to buy a farm...

Taking farmers for a ride

Trump’s trade disruptions are inflicting real pain, but they’re also exposing the frailty of an agriculture economy built for big business.

Revitalize Rural America

Bernie’s plan is to Revitalize Rural America. Efforts like these pulled the nation together in a way that we haven’t seen since in decades.

A new economic model for the South: Ditch corporate welfare and...

“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”

EPA extends use of Monsanto’s controversial pesticide dicamba on GM soybean...

"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."

Berry farmers break free from Big Agriculture

These farmworkers created an organic co-op that guarantees fair wages and healthy working conditions while preserving indigenous heritage.

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout from government to offset Trump’s...

The retaliated tariffs on U.S. agriculture exports targets many farm states that have a political importance to the president.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout to offset Trump's tariffs, Ivanka Trump dumps fashion brand, new emails show the lies of Sarah Sanders, and more.

From the border land: A Kennedy fasts with farm workers again

"Peace, compassion and justice for those who have suffered, that's what the United States should stand for."

Why care about undocumented immigrants? For one thing, they’ve become vital...

These workers play vital roles in the U.S. economy, erecting American buildings, picking American apples and grapes, and taking care of American babies. Oh, and paying American taxes.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...