Read this! A sad and true description of what’s happening out here and why by Art Cullen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and editor of Storm Lake Times Pilot in Iowa.
“What is causing Main Street to fall down and cancer rates among Iowa children to rise? Why is Iowa so much poorer than Minnesota, and Storm Lake so much poorer than Iowa? We bought the pig in the poke. Trade your independence for a yoke disguised as corporate security. Now nature is calling the bluff, and the science is adding up: This has not been the best experiment in agri-industrial consolidation.”
“If we can figure out how to get back to center, we could be better off than our neighbors. We should be. We were.”