Think rural America doesn’t ca...

Oct 29, 2019 by

Anna Claussen grew up on a family farm 20 miles outside of Benson, Minnesota, a town of just over 3,000 souls. She left the farm when she was 18 to pursue her undergraduate degree on the outskirts of Minneapolis, and has lived in the city since.

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What if you owned your own pow...

Oct 22, 2019 by

“If you don’t own an oil well, get one.”Well, maybe you can’t afford an oil well, but what if you could own something even bigger—an entire electric utility?

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Iowa’s farmers – and American ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view, even though some candidates have outlined positions on food and farming, agriculture rarely gets the attention it deserves.

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How does rural America want th...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Over 100 people joined to engage in the conversation and ask questions of the panelists. If you missed the event or weren’t able to join for the full discussion, we’ve got you covered:

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The Frauding of America’s Farm...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Trump’s biggest supporters are his biggest victims.

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Moyers and McKibben: Time Is R...

Nov 11, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment McKibben’s new enviro novel takes up where Edward Abbey’s “The Monkey Wrench Gang”...

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Why Small-Scale Farming Is Our...

Apr 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Local Peace Economy There is nothing inevitable about the demise of rural America. By Sarah van Gelder / AlterNet Photo...

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THE OTHER HOUSING CRISIS: FIND...

Sep 28, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Melissa Hellmann, YES! Magazine | Report   Thirty percent of rural Americans have substandard housing — and...

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6 Ways The U.S. Plans To Creat...

Apr 28, 2015 by

[Translate]   by Miranda Peterson — Guest Contributor   CLIMATE PROGRESS Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, left, and Vice...

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The GOP’s king corn problem

Mar 9, 2015 by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Donald Carr GRIST Republican politics — especially the presidential primary — have become a contest of...

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