The Wind Machine

Potomac Precipice

By |January 2nd, 2013|

● The fiscal cliff legislation, H.R. 8, that passed the House last night, did so by a vote of [...]

Activist Agenda

By |December 17th, 2012|

● Over the past few years there has been a minor boom in publishing books critical of conventional systems [...]

Lame Duck

By |December 11th, 2012|

● The 112th Congress continues to lumber towards its eventual close, with a raft of policy decisions still awaiting [...]

My Apple Cup Runneth Over

By |November 26th, 2012|

● Randy Green, a former Deputy Undersecretary of USDA and chief of staff to the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, soon [...]

A Peach of a Part

By |November 20th, 2012|

● A bill to improve trade relations with Russia, H.R. 6156, was passed by the House of Representatives last [...]

Post Election

By |November 15th, 2012|

● At a news conference this week, President Barack Obama expressed optimism about moving comprehensive immigration legislation next year. [...]

The Election

By |November 7th, 2012|

● It’s over.  President Obama will have four more years to fashion policy and lead the nation. The Senate [...]

Lincoln

By |November 1st, 2012|

● The Organic Trade Association is boosting the idea of a multicommodity federal promotion and research program for organics. [...]

Are the Apples Rotten?

By |October 16th, 2012|

● November 6 will slam shut the door to the political future of many of those now running for [...]

Futile and Weak

By |October 12th, 2012|

●  One of my more enjoyable tasks is serving on the board of advisors to the Center for Produce [...]