Jen­ny Tomkins, a mem­ber of the In These Times Board of Edi­tors, lives in Sycamore, Ill. She has an M.A. in jour­nal­ism from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wis­con­sin and cur­rent­ly works as an inter­im innkeep­er. Her abid­ing pas­sions are pol­i­tics, her fam­i­ly, and eat­ing, grow­ing and writ­ing about food.
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Breaking Blockades for Peace
Kathy Kelly hopes for peace as she books passage on a flotilla to Gaza.
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Reforming Foreign Aid
Will the Obama administration fix a byzantine system?
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Small Towns vs. Nestlé
Rural residents organize to keep their water out of corporate water bottles.
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Xe is the Problem
Keeping the corporation formerly known as Blackwater out of Skunk Hollow.