Food and Farming
Americans will have to fight hard to protect their water from corporate greed. They can learn a lot from El Salvador.
In Wisconsin, a wolf hunt gone wrong offers a lesson about the failures of our national politics, too.
Instead of funding only the projects that a single billionaire esteems worthy, democracy demands something different: input.
The factory farm giant can’t call itself “sustainable” while polluting water, spraying manure, and getting into the natural gas business.
For decades, the agriculture department has been indifferent to struggling rural communities. That has to change.
The vast tonnage of this trash increases every minute, with an afterlife lasting centuries.
Georgia will determine control of the Senate. The votes of Latinos, who have suffered badly during the pandemic, could be decisive.
What better symbol of agri-industry’s vision of “food” than the ubiquitous Butterball turkey so many ate for Thanksgiving?
For years, the Department of Agriculture has been run by Big Ag acolytes. Biden has a chance to change that.
Wherever it began, and whatever the purists claim is “official,” Thanksgiving today is as multicultural as America.