Paul Schwennesen 06/28/2013
The command-and-control viewpoint isn’t illogical. The American food supply is one of the safest in the world. But I submit that the current system fails to tap creative, market-based incentives to further improve food safety.
Paul Schwennesen 06/19/2013
Agriculture as a stable, prosperous way of life is practically extinct. It doesn't need to be. We have the power within our consuming choices to make a remarkable difference.
Paul Schwennesen 03/01/2012
GreenFaith combines free-market and faith-based principles on the environment.
Paul Schwennesen 12/09/2011
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes sweeping new regulations to limit child labor. Not all agricultural work is inherently dangerous, and sweeping generalizations will do more harm than good.
Paul Schwennesen 08/22/2011
One of our nations greatest resources, its large western forests, is given over to the care of government. Polluted streams, destroyed homes, and wasted assets are the result, even though the responsibility was clearly in our realm. The solution is to allow the resource to be privately owned, not...
Paul Schwennesen 06/07/2011
The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
Paul Schwennesen 02/14/2011
Government subsidies, overregulation and the consolidation has significantly altered the meat industry, makingit less competitive, loaded wiht paperwork, difficult for small ranchers to survive.