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‘Funeral by funeral, theory advances’
Alan Guebert peels back the economic theories that have shaped U.S. policy for decades and continue to play a part in government involvement in the markets.
Reports: Millions in pandemic spending wasted on USDA programs
Two reports released in October revealed tens of millions in pandemic spending were wasted on programs run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
How did Sonny Perdue buy a soybean processing plant for $250,000?
Alan Guebert digs into the sale of an aging soybean processing plant in Estill, South Carolina, to former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.
Hundreds of PPP loans went to fake farms in absurd places
ProPublica found 378 small loans totaling $7 million to fake business entities and the overwhelming majority of them are categorized as farms.
Region’s 2020 Census results not sad omen for all rural areas,...
Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are losing some influence in Congress, thanks to initial results from the 2020 Census, released April 26. But based on what policy experts are seeing, the shift isn’t rooted in changes to rural areas of those states.
US Capitol invasion hits hard
Alan Guebert shares his thoughts on the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol, reflecting on the actions of those involved.
No one is laughing anymore
Alan Guebert ponders the need for a nationally coordinated food policy — both in the past and present times.
Changes to SNAP defy logic
Alan Guebert offers insight into the proposed rule changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that will remove around 3.7 million recipients.
FTC, law enforcement partners announce crackdown on robocalls
The Federal Trade Commission and its law enforcement partners recently announced a major crackdown on illegal robocalls.
I want to pay taxes like a general
Alan Guebert's ag lobbyist friend wants "to pay the same taxes the generals paid: General Mills, General Motors, General Dynamics…” Who wouldn't?