Interview with Gilles Stockton, cattle and sheep rancher in Grass Range, MT

AUDIO: Interview with Gilles Stockton, cattle and sheep rancher in Grass Range, MT by Mackenzie Johnston | Feb 26, 2021 Photo credit: Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC), Homegrown Stories Listen: https://fair-cattle-markets.com/interviews/audio-interview-with-gilles-stockton-cattle-and-sheep-rancher-in-grass-range-mt/ Q: What do you think are the major issues standing in the way of fair cattle markets? It’s the agriculture organizations; they’re like…



OWH: Chuck Hassebrook sets the record straight on Renewable Energy

Midlands Voices: Renewables provide a sound energy path for Nebraska Chuck Hassebrook Omaha World Herald 2.23.21 Gov. Ricketts’ statement blaming wind energy for electric outages was misleading and his proposed solution of reliance on coal profoundly misguided. It would ultimately worsen the problem. We all agree that electric outages are unacceptable. But to prevent them,…



Opinion – Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal

Opinion Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal Small government is no match for a crisis born of the state’s twin addictions to market fixes and fossil fuels. By Naomi Klein Ms. Klein is a senior correspondent at The Intercept and the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair at Rutgers University. Her new book is “How…



Chris Hedges: Cancel Culture, Where Liberalism Goes to Die

Chris Hedges: Cancel Culture, Where Liberalism Goes to Die By Editor February 15, 2021 Elites and their courtiers who trumpet their moral superiority by damning and silencing those who do not linguistically conform to politically correct speech are the new Jacobins. Original illustration by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The Rev….



Exclusive: Hedge funds eye water markets that could net billions, as levels drop in Lake Powell

Exclusive: Hedge funds eye water markets that could net billions, as levels drop in Lake Powell Reservoir levels sit at just 40% of capacity. Will private equity attempt to rewrite Western water law? (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Colorado River flows into Lake Powell near Hite Marina on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021….



Food & Power: Tyson, JBS, and Other Packers Pay Millions to Settle Poultry and Pork Price-Fixing Suits

Tyson, JBS, and Other Packers Pay Millions to Settle Poultry and Pork Price-Fixing Suits Late last month, Tyson Foods agreed to pay $221.5 million to settle several private lawsuits brought by poultry buyers who accused the corporation of colluding with competitors to raise chicken prices. Tyson joins other dominant poultry and pork corporations in settling…



Cattle Wars: Amid Lawsuit, WA’s Easterday Ranches Sells Big Feed Property To Tyson Competitor

By Anna King • Jan 28, 2021 Easterday’s “North Lot” is one of the largest concentrated cattle feeding operations in Washington. It was sold Jan. 22 to AB Livestock, a Tyson competitor. Courtesy of Franklin County, Washington In a deepening cattle war, Easterday Ranches, Inc. has sold its so-called “North Lot” property in Franklin County,…



Paper Rustling: Major Washington Cattle Operator Allegedly ‘Fed’ 200K Cattle That Didn’t Exist

Paper Rustling: Major Washington Cattle Operator Allegedly ‘Fed’ 200K Cattle That Didn’t Exist By Anna King • Jan 27, 2021 Easterday’s “North Lot” is one of the largest concentrated cattle feeding operations in Washington. Courtesy of Franklin County, Wash. It’s a modern-day rustling case. A major Washington state cattle operator allegedly “fed” more than 200,000…



Groups Call on White House to Enact Merger Moratorium in Food and Agriculture Industries

Groups Call on White House to Enact Merger Moratorium in Food and Agriculture Industries Executive action is needed after waves of consolidation have harmed farmers, workers and consumers We all need safe food and clean water. 01.28.21 For Immediate Release A diverse set of environmental, family farm, farm policy and rural community organizations sent a…



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It’s the policy, stupid: shifting our food system to benefit farmers and eaters–not corporate monopolies by radiocafe | Jan 19, 2021 | Joe Maxwell is President of the Family Farm Action Alliance, formerly a state legislator Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, and is retired from the Army National Guard. He’s also a family farmer, and has…