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Dawn Allen

Dawn Allen
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Dawn Allen is a freelance writer and editor who is passionate about sustainability, political economy, gardening, traditional craftwork, and simple living. She and her husband are currently renovating a rural homestead in southeastern Michigan.
Many Americans have turned to the informal economy to make ends meet. What's the difference between legit multi-level marketing and pyramid schemes?
Urban farming has been on the radar for years, and it's not going away. Instead, communities around the U.S. are solving problems by making it their own.
After a deadly Unite the Right rally in VA, Americans are saying Good Night Alt Right by doxxing neo-Nazis whose actions are costing them jobs and families.
Remember when we thought that the highest purpose of the internet would be vast, worldwide libraries, with all the knowledge of humanity at our fingertips?
EarthJustice's Right to Zero environmental campaign in California is pushing for zero-emissions technologies, but those don't solve the underlying problem.
Big box businesses across the country are taking advantage of the Dark Store loophole in order to dodge their tax bill and starve communities of revenue.
Flint's ongoing water crisis is back in the news. Two lawsuits were revived, a study shows leached lead, and how this will be the future for more of us.
Trump is about to landfill the Office of Environmental Justice, which worked to protect powerless, poor communities like the ones where his supporters live.
Two stories came together recently. One was about a Tennessee prison's sterilization program, and the other was the falling sperm count of western men.
Once used for keeping legitimate trade secrets under wraps, nondisclosure and nondisparagement clauses are coming under fire for shrouding shady dealings.