Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: farming

Encourage Congress to ban factory farms

It is time we fight back and support animal welfare, our environment, and what we put on our dinner plates!

Bridging the food-or-energy gap

“This dual use of the land adds a layer of efficiency that wouldn’t be there. You start seeing layer after layer of benefit, benefit, benefit."

A new generation of Black farmers is returning to the land

They are working to repair harm inflicted over the past 400 years, with an eye toward reparations.

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

How a black farming community found justice

Shirley Sherrod co-founded New Communities, a Black farming community in rural Georgia. But at one time, she wanted to leave farming far...

US agriculture needs a 21st-century New Deal

If policymakers can envision a contemporary version of ideas in the original New Deal, a climate-friendly and socially just American agriculture is within reach.

Unfair food pricing is killing family farms and regenerative farming

In February, a dairy farmer friend sent me a note confiding that a few farmers she knows are living on cereal until...

Paying farmers fairly could curb climate change and hunger

Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.

Federal court rules EPA must make final decision on potential ban...

"We'll find out in three months if the Trump EPA remains under the tight control of the chemical agriculture industry, or if Administrator Wheeler will finally take his job seriously and ban this brain-damaging pesticide."

The FDA should protect consumers, not a dying dairy industry

The dairy industry wants to restrict plant-based companies from using terms like “milk” on their labels.

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From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”