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.



Taking Your Stuff

Despite a victory for property rights advocates, taking your stuff is still a lucrative way for governments to fill the gap left by a crumbling tax base.






Moderates, Lesser Evilism, and Rightward Drift

Moderates drag the country rightward, yet it’s foolish for Progressives to sit out this November and welcome another four years of Trump. What solutions exist when the electoral and legislative systems are unresponsive?



Reopen and Rise!

All around the country, it’s time to reopen and rise! How well we survive the utterly predictable COVID spike is a reflection of our cultural values.