Jim Goodman: Republicans, in the wake of the Capitol invasion, now call for healing and unity, despite their longstanding willingness to aid and abet Trump’s tactics.
Driftless Young Farmers Coalition: We envision a different future for agriculture…and we need the active participation of the USDA to create it.
Attendees at Wednesday’s “coup klux klan” included a tech CEO, a woman who flew in on a private jet, and a group who relaxed at the four-star Grand Hyatt after the day’s events.
2020 saw one of the largest protest movements in the nation’s history, amid a pandemic that left 1 in 1,000 Americans dead. Only by confronting the reality of the system that brought us to this point will we find hope in the years to come.
Jonathan Maye-Cates: I’m a proud American who just happens to be Black. Too often in our history, skin tone has been viewed as the defining factor of a person’s existence.
What will it take to stop Line 3? Rachel MacFarland and Roxanne Aubrey joined a demonstration against the pipeline and considered the power of protest.
Jim Goodman: Vilsack is more than acceptable to Republicans and centrists, but his nomination was a red flag to reformist progressives, small farm and environmental advocates.
Podcast: Check out our interview with OWR’s Mike McCabe and more on the first episode of Left Coast Wisconsin.
Democrats need to invest in local organizing and pay attention to the economic pain in rural Wisconsin, says the party’s Dunn County chair.
Jim Goodman: In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Cuba offered to send 1,600 medics to help with medical relief efforts, the offer was, of course, rejected by the Bush administration. Then as now, politics trumps humanitarianism.