Corporate industrial livestock operations pose serious health threats to nearby residents, who are often low-income people of color.
During the pandemic and recession, farmers are realizing they have more in common with immigrant meatpackers than agribusiness CEOs
Opportunities and Challenges for African American Women in the South
Puerto Rican movements are rebuilding their island in a way that not only enhances climate resilience, but also reclaims their political power.
Noem perpetuates the “estate tax hurts farmers” argument using her life experience. The story she tells, however, does not line up with some very basic tenets of the tax code.
Two decades of high costs for Mexico’s agriculture, economy, families, and environment
With more of us crowding a warming planet, we need agricultural change.
Climate change is likely the biggest challenge of this century — and it will affect every person on the planet.
Our lawmakers should spend the next month figuring out how to reduce our $16 trillion debt instead of showering special interests with even more wasteful subsidies that have nothing to do with the drought.
The future of food and farming depends on it.
Our government must stop relying on an inadequate testing system and outlaw the feeding of cow blood, fat, and protein to cattle.
The case of the Sierra Leone “15” highlights the country’s growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
Join us when three DC-based activists from Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural will explain how women, spirituality, and culture have played and continue to play a central role in land movements and the ways international trade agreements target farmer communities. Parts of the film Our Land, Our Lives: The North Carolina Black Farmer’s Experience will be shown.
For humanity to survive and prosper, capitalists must confront the limits of growth-led models, and progressives must confront the problem of population.
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?