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A Belated Poem for National Agriculture Day

National Agriculture Day was first proclaimed by a U.S. president on March 23, 2016. It was proposed and is organized by the Agriculture Council of America. Greg Horstmeier, chair of the council’s board, says, “it reminds everyone that the affordable, … Continue reading

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Depression-era policy to return for farmers screwed by Trump trade war.

 By ann summers Grand Kleptocrat Trump will crater the US economy because he thinks trade wars are simply about firms, industries, and markets, rather than people working and living in regions. It’s not as simple as the revanchist profit touted by Agent Orange. … Continue reading

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Slow Food is not a fast answer

By ann summers The need for better tools to analyze capitalism makes it important to look at the larger systemic pathologies that have brought us to a place where we tend to think less of Bread and Puppets and more … Continue reading

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