2-minute reads 'n' listens

Which food future will you choose?

America certainly has an abundance of food (even though many Americans do not), yet we face a momentous choice of whether to pursue a food future rooted in the ethic of sustainable agriCULTURE - or one based on... Read more...

What’s the Weirdest Species of All?

I love those nature shows that probe the behavior and intelligence of birds, elephants, and other fellow creatures. However, there's one exotic critter the shows have ignored, and it's crying out for analysi... Read more...

Want to Help Stop Big Oil’s Thievery?

The one thing you never want to hear your dentist say is: "Oops!" It's also alarming to hear that from a former-US senator, 25 years after he'd passed a temporary oil subsidy for Big Oil. With world petroleu... Read more...
Donald Trump uses a metal detector on the beach

Where can Trump find a Good Farm Policy?

Donald Trump's idea of a good farm program seems to be "Hee Haw." On a recent trip to Wisconsin, he drew guffaws from the state's hard-hit dairy farmers by proclaiming that – thanks to his policies – the farm e... Read more...

Sonny and Donnie: Down on the farm

Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. Government by thieves is kleptocracy. Government by Trump and gang, however, is all of the above, which adds up to something... Read more...