Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Alan Guebert worries that rather than learning lessons in 2020, Americans have squandered most of the year, over $4 trillion and almost 200,000 lives.
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In 60 or so days, Election Day and its results — whoever wins — will shake the nation and world. Alan Guebert weighs in with his thoughts.
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Alan Guebert considers zombie ideas in politics and how they've contributed to the trade negotiations that have affected the U.S. agricultural sector.
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Alan Guebert's grandmother was both a woman of her times and a woman far ahead of even our times.

Alan Guebert sheds some light on the many reasons to dislike JBS USA, the world's — and America's — largest meatpacker.
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Alan Guebert ponders farm payments from the government and ag industries that no longer operate independently, wondering if policy changes may work better.
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Alan Guebert shares his concerns over congress' request to raise the annual spending authority of the USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation.
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Alan Guebert contemplates herd immunity and the reality of what it would take to develop herd immunity to COVID-19.

Alan Guebert ponders the United States' relationship with China and China's role on the world stage.
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Alan Guebert reflects on the coronavirus pandemic, the black lives matter movement and similar times during Julys of America's past.