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Coming up: Another round of the shameless, senseless SNAP fights
Alan Guebert breaks down and shares his thoughts on politicians' plans to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Lawmakers making water policy through lawsuits
In the 51 years since the Clean Water Act passed, neither Congress nor the courts have defined what “waters of the U.S.” fall under the Act’s jurisdiction.
When stupid bankers make stupid choices, stupid things happen
Alan Guebert weighs in on the latest round of billion-dollar bellyflops and the historical standard of U.S. taxpayers bailing out banks.
The Great Carbon Boondoggle, part 2
Alan Guebert offers insight as to how Summit Carbon Solutions’ proposed carbon pipeline could yield massive profits while greenwashing even more oil money.
2023 farm bill delayed by unruly 2023 House GOP
As expected, the 2023 Farm Bill express is not running on time and it will have to navigate the unruly 2023 House GOP — again.
Building a strong case for neoliberalism’s continued weakening
Rana Foroohar builds a strong case for neoliberalism’s continued weakening in her new book, “Homecoming," and the world should hope she’s right.
Ag boss doesn’t offer much that’s new
Alan Guebert digs into the ranking GOP member of the House Ag Committee, Pennsylvania incumbent Glenn Thompson's views on ag policies.
Commission’s role in ‘crypto’ is more lapdog than watchdog
Where were U.S. regulators in crypto’s long run-up and, now, in its swift, steep decline? Alan Guebert weighs in on the future regulation of cryptocurrency.
The numbers defining the agricultural landscape
Alan Guebert follows the numbers around the world to identify commodity trends and all the way back to the U.S. where way too much was spent on elections.
USDA puts $3 billion into ‘deeply flawed’ Climate Smart Commodities program
Even at first glance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recently announced $3 billion Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities sounds like doublespeak.