A new study suggests that conversion of grassland and pasture to row crops is the driving force behind the disappearance of bees, but the decline of wild bees is not irreversible.
Groups like New Hampshire Rebellion and Iowa Pays the Price have seized the moment by successfully using grassroots mobilization to push candidates to address money in politics.
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Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her books include Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism.