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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John Cavanagh is the director of the Institute for Policy Studies and author, most recently, of Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match (with Robin Broad).