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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.
So far, November's been a notable news month for the elephant, as some face flaming tar, hunting trophy imports (or not), and possible personhood.
More than ever, food sovereignty movements around the world are needed to reconnect us to the land and each other. Happily, there are victories to report!
Former NASA scientist James Hansen suggests suing polluters to make progress towards preserving a livable biosphere. Is it better than our other options?
A German study released last month found that we're in the midst of an insect collapse, but what does that mean for humans, and how can we help?
Accused addicts working for free and healthy people locked up for insurance payments are only some of the prisoners for profit in the capitalist system.
As Big Box stores like Target compete against Amazon invaders in the form of Whole Foods, other targets fight to preserve their very lives – and ours.
Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation turns 500 today. How times have changed, now that it's the Pope urging charity and the conservatives talking schism.
Do the Harvey Weinstein scandal and #MeToo hashtag make you wonder why more people don't speak up about sexual misconduct? There are plenty of reasons...
This month's Gulf Coast oil spill, Hurricane Harvey's floodwater, and Midwestern farm fields may seem completely unrelated to each other, but they are. How?
The cheap clothing industry has exploded, but so has the waste problem. If quality clothes last longer and waste less, our clothes should be more expensive.