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.

What to Expect By the End of Summer

Heat, hurricanes, rolling blackouts, food shortages, high fuel costs, more COVID, political violence. By the end of summer, will people will take our dire situation more seriously?

All the Lonely People

American individualism plus economic atomization creates lonely people, but the search for connection and meaning can take us to some dangerous places.