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.


Extraction Has Victims

Our insatiable appetite for energy and gadgets is destroying communities around the world. Extraction has victims, even if they’re out of sight and out of mind until those victims are us.









Freedom is the Burning Amazon

With the Amazon burning on the altar of industrial capitalism, can we really criticize Brazilians (between bites of rainforest beef) for misplacing their priorities?