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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.
The coming years will bring instability as familiar economic, political, and climatic systems go off the rails. Where it stops, nobody knows.
Thanks to aging infrastructure, deregulation, industrial contaminants, and overall bad governance, what part of the country doesn't have a water problem?
Nearly a generation after 9/11, the War on Terror still affects civil rights for American citizens here and around the world.
Every time we pursue short term goals at long term expense, we're cannibalizing the future. For a future worth having, we need to make better decisions now.
Why would the U.S. come out against a resolution in favor of feeding infants breast milk? As with any commodity necessary for life, follow the money.
Not everyone shares the values of the Resistance. What if protesting fails and November doesn't produce the requisite blue wave? Here are some ideas.
Will banning the humble yet minimally useful plastic straw save the planet? No, but that doesn't mean it's the wrong thing to do.
No matter your gut reaction to reports of family separation at the border, there are some tough questions we must ask ourselves about them, and our future.
This month, the Ponca Nation and a Nebraskan farming family made history at the intersection of the Trail of Tears and the path of the Keystone XL pipeline.
EPA head Scott Pruitt's on-air climate claims will soon have to be backed up with science, or he'll have some 'splainin' to do, rules a federal judge.