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U.S. Farm Movements and Monetary Policy

U.S. Farm Movements and Monetary Policy Published September 27, 2016 The original of this blog was posted to COMFOOD listserv (Tufts University) on September 8, 2016 as “Questions re: U.S. Farm Movements, Monetary Policy, Acres USA”.  Some minor edits have been made. To: Brad Wilson – farmer, writer @FarmJustice Other 6,000+ COMFOOD members bcc: Elizabeth Kucinich […]

Women’s Councils: A high-impact election platform in 2016

Women’s Councils: A high-impact election platform in 2016 Published April 12, 2016 Five days before the March 15 Illinois primary, this 65-year old voter realized that no presidential candidate was addressing my high priority issue: restoring women’s collective public authority to U.S. soil. This is a high-impact platform that could unify our nation, move us […]

Rational Agriculture Incompatible with Capitalism: Gendered rationality and Iroquois Constitution

Posted May 2, 2015 Note: This was originally posted on the COMFOOD list-serv (April 15, 2015), in response to Hank Herrera's posting (April 9, 2015). Thanks for posting the very welcome analysis of capitalism, using the double lens of "rationality" and "agriculture". Megdoff's analysis of agriculture deserves to be widely disseminated and discussed as one […]

“In my purse I carry ….. the U.S. Constitution”

“In my purse I carry ….. the U.S. Constitution” Updating an Outdated Document:   Focus group results on a national Book Club to read the U.S. Constitution (and propose amendments) Published February 18, 2015 In October 2014, I was invited to present my national book club idea at a non-political networking event.  Idea Potluck in Chicago is […]

A RESOLUTION ON FOOD, FARMS, AND DEMOCRACY

A Resolution on Food, Farms, and Democracy Posted November 11, 2014 Presented at the Congress to Address the First Woman’s Rights Convention Chicago, IL: March 2014 Earlier this year, I was honored and excited to be included in the culmination of year-long event to update the document produced by the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention. The […]

Putting the DEMOCRACY into Food-and-Farm Democracy: A Food-and-Farm Bill for and by All Americans

Putting the DEMOCRACY into Food-and-Farm Democracy:  A Food-and-Farm Bill for and by All Americans (posted to food-and-farm list-servs on Nov. 11, 2013) To:  Jasia Steinmetz, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point COMFOOD list-serv cc:  Frances Moore Lappe, Small Planet Institute Women, Food, and Agriculture Network (national organization based in Ames, Iowa) Food Policy Network (national forum based […]