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Rural Does Not Equal Red Feb. 17, 2021

Jim Hightower

To say that President Joe Biden lost the rural vote is to sugarcoat the dire situation Democrats fac... Read More

We Can Push Biden for Fundamental Change Feb. 10, 2021

Jim Hightower

We've put Joe Biden in the White House ... but what do we get back for that? We get a real possibili... Read More

All-America Selections Vegetable Winners Jan. 20, 2021

A Greener View

Last week, we looked at the flowers that won 2021 All-America Selections awards, and this week, we l... Read More

Who Cares Who the Secretary of Agriculture Is? Dec. 02, 2020

Jim Hightower

Years ago, Robert Kennedy noted that making economic, political and social progress is hard because ... Read More

The AgriCULTURE Attitude Nov. 25, 2020

Jim Hightower

America's most food-focused holiday traces its roots back to the abundant feast that Pilgrims and In... Read More

This Thanksgiving, Let's Celebrate AgriCULTURE, Not AgriBUSINESS Nov. 18, 2020

Jim Hightower

In December 1972, I was part of a nationwide campaign that came tantalizingly close to getting the U... Read More

People Feel What They Feel. There's No Arguing Nov. 03, 2020

Froma Harrop

Therapists counseling couples in trouble tend to follow this game plan: Before the combatants start ... Read More

Trump's Bass-Ackward Government Aug. 19, 2020

Jim Hightower

Gosh, President Donald Trump has really been busy lately: busy assailing Sen. Kamala Harris as "nast... Read More

Trump's Trade War Has Cost Billions and Ensnared Farmers in Federal Dependency Aug. 03, 2020

Daily Editorials

While Congress ponders whether and how much additional relief money will be needed to support worker... Read More

Fresh Fun for All the Pennsylvania Farm Show Feb. 04, 2020

Salena Zito

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — The first time Mee Cee Baker went to the Pennsylvania Farm Show, sh... Read More

Change Is Coming Jan. 29, 2020

Jim Hightower

As we hurtle into the 2020s, the future of our food economy (and food itself) remains a fiercely con... Read More

America's Farmers Love Trump, but His Policies Don't Love Them Back Jan. 28, 2020

Daily Editorials

Notwithstanding the warm welcome he received a few days ago at the American Farm Bureau Federation's... Read More

What's the Charitable Thing to Do About Inequality? Jan. 08, 2020

Jim Hightower

Our society has coined expressions like "philanthropist" and "season of giving" to encourage and hai... Read More

New Report Confirms That US Consumers Are Paying for Trump's China Tariffs Dec. 10, 2019

Daily Editorials

New York Federal Reserve Bank researchers are reporting what was utterly predictable: The Trump admi... Read More

Thanks, Private Property! Nov. 27, 2019

John Stossel

Families will argue this Thanksgiving. Such arguments have a long tradition. The Pilgrims had clas... Read More

Which Food Future Will You Choose? Nov. 27, 2019

Jim Hightower

It's time to talk turkey! No, not the Butterball sitting in the Oval Office. I'm talking about the r... Read More

Wasn't a $4.4 Trillion Federal Government Big Enough? Oct. 30, 2019

Terence Jeffrey

The leaders of both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate proved again th... Read More

For Farmers Hit by Climate Change, Trump Offers Only Anti-Science Hokum Oct. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

American farmers are on the front lines of climate change, wracked by crop-killing floods and rising... Read More

Where Trump Can Find a Good Farm Policy Oct. 23, 2019

Jim Hightower

Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. Government by ... Read More

Rain Gardens Sep. 11, 2019

A Greener View

Q: I have been thinking about putting in a rain garden. Do you have any advice on building one? What... Read More