department of agriculture
September 21, 2012 -
From arranging their affairs so they get checks from the IRS rather than writing them, to their reliance on government contracts, U.S. corporations show a serious dependency on public assistance.
May 25, 2012 -
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed dramatically increasing line speeds at poultry plants for the first time in 50 years -- without studying the effects on workers. An extended comment period on the new rule closes this month.
September 23, 2011 -
As the number of Americans suffering from hunger reaches record levels, federal lawmakers take aim at funding for the WIC program, which feeds some of the most vulnerable among us.
August 5, 2011 -
By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers DigestSinking stock markets are not the only sign that the eleventh-hour debt ceiling deal was the wrong solution to the wrong problem.
March 1, 1983 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 11 No. 2, "Neighbors." Find more from that issue here.