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Rural America

Will Bayer Get the Drift on Dicamba?
The agrochemical company has been ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in lawsuits alleging its potent herbicide drifts and damages crops.
Dave Dickey
‘People Are Still Putting Their Bodies on the Line to Stop this Pipeline’
A court found that the Dakota Access Pipeline was built unlawfully. These water protectors are still in prison for trying to stop it.
Joseph Bullington
Agricultural Workers Lose Millions of Dollars Each Year to Employer Wage Theft
It’s against U.S. labor laws, but that hasn’t stopped employers from withholding more than $65 million in worker wages over the last two decades.
Pramod Acharya
Animals and Plants Are Relocating Because of Climate Change. Should They Be Considered Invasive?
Jenny Morber
Report: More Environmentalists Were Murdered Last Year Than Ever Before
Ashoka Mukpo
Rural Black Lives Matter
After Travon Brown found a cross burning in his yard, he organized a Black Lives Matter march in the rural town of Marion, Va., where hundreds of angry counter-protestors were ready and waiting.
Mason Adams
From Tractors to Phones, Companies Don’t Want You to Repair Stuff. Appalachians Are Fighting Back
Carolina Norman
Between Dwindling Revenue and Rising Virus Cases, Rural Hospitals Face a Reckoning
April Simpson
Bayer Engineered a New Corn Seed That’s Resistant to Five Herbicides. But How Long Will It Work?
Johnathan Hettinger
‘We Get There First or White Supremacists Do’: How These Rural Canvassers Disrupt Racist Narratives
Jordan Green
Black People Own Less of the U.S. than 100 Years Ago. A ‘Black Commons’ Could Help Reverse the Trend
Julian Agyeman and Kofi Boone
Coronavirus Has Shown that Our Food System Is Broken. Now Is the Time to Make It More Resilient
Emma Burnett and Luke Owen
Global Agribusiness is Devouring the World’s Last Forests. We Need Local Food Systems, Now.
Gaurav Madan
Bringing Back the Buffalo Was Always Important to the Rosebud Sioux. The Pandemic Made It Urgent
Stephanie Woodard
Deadly Drift: The Herbicide Dicamba is Damaging Trees Across the Midwest and South
Johnathan Hettinger
‘An Abrupt Wake-Up Call’: Alaska Peers into a Future Without Oil
Yereth Rosen
We Don’t Farm Because It’s Trendy: For Black Folks, Growing Food Has Long Been a Form of Resistance
Ashley Gripper
For Decades the U.S. Punished Indigenous Healers. Now the Indian Health Service Wants to Hire Them
Sydney Akridge
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