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Transition to real democracy

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 […]

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 […]

New Chicago Plan? Response to Chicago Tribune Challenge: Include food system, women’s leadership, power-sharing

October 8, 2013 To: Advocates for Urban Agriculture (Greater Chicago) Illinois Local Food and Farms Coalition (Illinois) Good Greens (USDA FNS Midwest Office – serving 6 states: OH, MI, IN, IL, WI, MN) Illinois Farmers Market Assn. (serving all 300+ Illinois markets) Women, Food, and Agriculture Network (national organization based in Ames, Iowa) cc: Lake […]