November 20, 2019
BY FRANCES MOORE LAPPE
If we believe something is essential—as in fixing our broken democracy and confronting the climate crisis—we’ve shown over and over throughout our long history that we can indeed do whatever it takes.
Originally Published on Common Dreams, November 20, 2019
“Despair is h...
October 19, 2019
Originally Publishedon Common Dreams, October 19, 2019
How often I hear that in “polarized” America rural voters will reject a green agenda out of hand. For them, green means liberal, tree-hugging snobs, unconcerned about the struggles of real working people.
But last we...
October 3, 2019
Frances Moore Lappé & Bruce T. Boccardy
Originally Published on Common Dreams, October 3, 2019
Our government’s and corporate media’s failure to capture the true extent of unemployment creates a distorted narrative about work that feeds bewilderment and self-recrimination.
Though a recent poll suggests the maj...
September 17, 2019
Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in the Republic of Niger, the Maradi Region. (Tony Rinaudo / Food Security and National Resources Team, World Vision Australia)
Originally published on Truthout, September 17, 2019
“Food will be scarce, expensive and less nutrit...