The Senate Republicans' budget eviscerates funding for social programs, health care and education.
Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Chemicals from agricultural pollution are contaminating drinking water supplies.
SUPPORT MEDIA THAT DOESN'T SELL OUT
The stories you read here are published thanks to our readers -- not corporate sponsors or advertisers.
We need your help to continue this essential work. Will you support boldly independent journalism today?
Victor Grossman is a writer based in Germany.