Katherine Dalton

Eating Local–Or Local Enough

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If I earn ten pennies in heaven for being a local food supplier, do I get five for being regional?
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Women at War

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Women are now cleared for combat positions in the American armed forces, and for all the ladder-climbing that now allows. On January 24th, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the direct ground combat exclusion for women. It is impossible to listen…
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What Women Voters Want

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If this is feminism, then pass me the patriarchy, please.
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Sixth Circuit Rules Even Attorneys Have First Amendment Rights

August 23, 2012
Cincinnati, Ohio, and New Castle, Kentucky. Late last month the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court judgment and found that the Kentucky Bar Association had violated the First Amendment rights of one of its own…
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Play With Your Food

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The pleasures of a partial self-sufficiency.
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Why I Am Not a Foodie

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Guess what's for dinner.
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Local News is Nobody’s Business

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When the daily paper is gone, where does the reporting go?
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The Food Broker

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Big-city economic development from the pasture up.
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Gatewood Galbraith, Tertium Quid, RIP

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You who think that all of the principle and most of the color have gone out of politics never had the opportunity to vote for Gatewood Galbraith.
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Rebuilding a rural economy

October 26, 2011
Readers of this site might be interested in a recent Daily Yonder newsstory on job creation in southeastern Ohio.  This Ford Foundation-underwritten project is trying to create rural jobs by adding value to locally sourced raw commodities, and finding markets for the…
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Yo! Farmer Dude!

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What farmer shortage? We're all farmers here at 1st and Main.
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Just in Time for a Royal Wedding

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Noble marriages have a certain appeal to even staunch republicans like ourselves. Could it be for something other than celebrity and The Dress?
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Probable Cause

April 14, 2011
Attorney John M. Berry Jr. in Kentucky is defending his right to criticize a decision made by the state's Legislative Ethics Commission. Was his language at fault? Or is someone playing politics with bar association rules?
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Eating for Another Fifty (Centuries)

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Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson would like you to think of the Farm Bill as an Eating Bill.
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What is the point of eating local? Are we actually feeding something besides our own ego and gluttony?
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Dear Santa

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You may think every five- to eight-year-old you know wanted an iPod this year. Not these kids.
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