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Another African Tragedy Mar. 04, 2020

Walter E. Williams

Here are a few headlines about an African tragedy: "Africa's Worst Locust Plague in Decades Threaten... 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

What Does Made in America Mean to Trump? May. 15, 2019

Jim Hightower

"MAGA," blusters Donald Trump. "Make America Great Again!" America's ranching families, however, wou... Read More

How Much Does Donald Trump Love Farmers? Mar. 20, 2019

Jim Hightower

As a farmer told me, "You can still make a small fortune in agriculture, but the problem is you have... Read More

Corporations Are Playing With Our Food -- and With Our Heads Mar. 06, 2019

Jim Hightower

From kitchen tables worldwide, you can hear a chorus of parents chastising their children with the s... Read More

A Bountiful Harvest Takes Work Feb. 13, 2019

Jim Hightower

Campaigns end on Election Day. Movements don't. Voting day is a time stamp for measuring our progres... Read More

The AgriCULTURE Attitude Nov. 21, 2018

Jim Hightower

Thanksgiving — let's eat! America's most food-focused holiday traces its roots back to the abu... Read More

Out of the Frying Pan, Onto a Farm Aug. 07, 2018

Froma Harrop

"For many years ... I never rested," Ray Stannard Baker wrote more than a century ago. "I neither th... Read More

In a Scientific Dispute Over Roundup, Monsanto Gets a Boost Jun. 27, 2017

Daily Editorials

In March 2015, as Monsanto Co. was enduring a 12-month 28 percent slide in its stock price, an agenc... Read More

The Farmer in the Deli Mar. 16, 2017

Work Daze

I understand. Every week, you anxiously await the high quality advice this column provides on how t... Read More

It's Time To Put Food Policy Back On The Table Feb. 15, 2017

Jim Hightower

During the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked if I knew the difference between a family ... Read More

Short Takes Oct. 17, 2016

Daily Editorials

Sock puppet's on first The 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals in New York this week settled a critically imp... Read More

Stop the Carnage! No More Rotten Produce in the Garbage Sep. 08, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

I'm having a difficult time wrapping my head around this documented fact: Experts say that almost ha... Read More

Farming Moves North With the Temperatures Apr. 14, 2015

Froma Harrop

Before there was a California, New England fed itself. Somehow. The soil was lousy, the climate cold... Read More

Organic Foods vs. GMOs -- Round 2 Aug. 01, 2014

C Force

Here's a shocker for you: Several recently released studies independently and concurrently reveal th... Read More

How Ya Gonna Keep Them Down on the Farm? Jun. 27, 2014

C Force

Q: If you look at the list of preferred professions, you never see farming listed, yet I can't think... Read More

Harvest of Shame: America's Poisoned Children Need a Hashtag May. 16, 2014

Joe Conason

More than 50 years ago, CBS correspondent Edward R. Murrow revealed to America the awful conditions ... Read More

Overreach Prevents Obama From Solving Problems Feb. 18, 2014

Mona Charen

There are many reasons President Barack Obama's presidency has proven so ineffectual even by its own... Read More

Dirty Truth Jan. 14, 2014

Sustainable Living

In our culture, "dirt" is a derogatory term, as in "dirt poor," "dirty,&quo... Read More

Billionaires Reap a Cornucopia of Farm Subsidy Cash Dec. 04, 2013

Jim Hightower

December is a time of many holiday feasts — which makes it a good time to remember family farm... Read More