The absence of comprehensive dental care exacts a toll on millions of Americans in terms of poor health, pain and the social stigma associated with bad teeth.
Most small farms have to follow the same rules as big corporate ones. In Maine, flexible food ordinances have increased the number of small farmers.
Victoria Collier is communications director of the National Election Defense Coalition, and the Justice Action Mobilization Network. She is the author of "How to Rig an Election," published in Harper's Magazine.