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American Women Are Dying. To Save Them, We Need to Depoliticize Women’s Health Care

October 30, 2019
Women’s health in the United States is in a state of emergency. In the last five years, the death rate among women ages 15 to 54 has steadily risen. An American woman today is 50% more likely to die in childbirth than her mother. Half of all U.S. counties lack a single obstetrician-gynecologist, and more…

How to Return a Farm to the Wild—And Maybe Save the Planet

October 23, 2019
With unstoppable vigour, thickets of thistles three-foot-high were advancing over our land, engulfing acre after acre like the Day Of The Triffids. Every day, as my husband Charlie and I walked over what had once been arable fields on our family farm, we could barely believe what we were seeing. Known as the “cursed thistle”…