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Dawn Allen

Dawn Allen
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.
Bacteria, atoms, fungal spores, yeast, seeds, gametes, the things you whisper to your sweetie... on Valentine's Day, little things mean a lot.
Debtors' prisons, tent cities evicted at gunpoint, while CEOs make 140x the median wage: we're criminalizing the poor as we create them. Where will they go?
Corn crops in America's heartland are poisoning our water. Farmers have no incentive to clean up the mess, especially when immune to pollution lawsuits.
A broke, isolationist America seems set to withdraw from the role of global hegemon. Will passing the torch be smooth or painful? And who will pick it up?
Some firms are crediting tax reform while handing out small bonuses, while others use the windfall to kill jobs or pay off shareholders. Are we winning yet?
The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the salmonella-related convictions of Peanut Corp. of America exec Stewart Parnell and two others last week.
Whole Foods customers have been finding half stocked shelves while small time suppliers are getting edged out of the store. What's going on, Whole Foods?
The Food Safety Modernization Act became law in 2011, but did it help the FDA improve our food supply safety? A House subcommittee asked, the FDA answered.
Facebook reaches deeply into our daily lives; it's how we find news and keep in touch. This gives Mark Zuckerberg great power - and great responsibility.
While Trump writes off poor, black countries as “shitholes,” ignorant of history and how wealth extraction creates poverty, the Flint water case grinds on.