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.

Debt Jubilee: Time for a Clean Slate?

American household debt is at its highest point since 2008 and people are starting to miss auto loan payments. Can the ancient tradition of the debt jubilee help us mitigate some of the worst effects of modern capitalism?

The Future of Coffee

With climate change shrinking habitat and introducing new pests and diseases, what will become of the coffee crop that gets us through the day?

What Can We Do To Reconnect?

What can we do to reconnect with our neighbors and communities again? The answer is as easy, and as hard, as leaving social media and getting our hands dirty.