Better Days

There are people into whose heads it never enters to conceive of any better state of society than that which now exists.Henry George We are born on this earth, live our lives the best way we know how, and when we leave this world our… Read More »Better Days

Jobless claims climb to 30 million in six weeks as COVID-19 layoffs continue to rise

Charisse Jones USA TODAY April 29th, 2020 Roughly 3.8 million people filed for unemployment last week alone, the Labor Department said Thursday,  fewer than the 4.4 million who filed the week before and down from the all-time high of 6.86 million applications in late March. Jobless claims provide the best… Read More »Jobless claims climb to 30 million in six weeks as COVID-19 layoffs continue to rise

RSF’s Coronavirus Update

Our Executive Director Jodie Faass addresses the inequity of the impact of COVID-19 on our communities – both physically and financially – and how together, we can implement policies that benefit us ALL.

The Great Adaptation

They’re now calling this “The Great Adaptation,” which brings to mind “The Great Simplification” described by Jason Bradford (in The Future Is Rural: Food System Adaptations to the Great Simplification); the crisis is described this way as well as by Richard Heinberg (in The Party’s… Read More »The Great Adaptation