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.
Breaking Blockades for Peace
Kathy Kelly hopes for peace as she books passage on a flotilla to Gaza.
Reforming Foreign Aid
Will the Obama administration fix a byzantine system?
Small Towns vs. Nestlé
Rural residents organize to keep their water out of corporate water bottles.
Xe is the Problem
Keeping the corporation formerly known as Blackwater out of Skunk Hollow.