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A Farm Bill Lost in Never-Never Land

A Farm Bill Lost in Never-Never Land

As financial stress rises, suicide hotlines are spreading across farm country. Four straight years of low income, rising debt, and now fights with major trading partners are taking their toll on farmers and rural communities. Worse, Congress seems to be pretending...

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With Help, Things Can Get Better

With Help, Things Can Get Better

About a month ago, my life changed practically overnight. I've had migraines nearly every day since 1995. There are all kinds of other quirks about my body too. I needed at least 10 hours of sleep, and I couldn't get up before noon. I was hungry all of the time. I had...

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Fighting Back in the War on the Poor

Fighting Back in the War on the Poor

What's the first thing that you think of when you think of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Perhaps the "I have a dream speech"? That’s what we learn about in school. But what was King’s dream at the end of his life? It was to build a massive movement of all poor people,...

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