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LEGOs, Landscapes and Catchments - guest blog by @UKSustain farm campaigner @VickiHird

I am delighted to post another guest blog from Sustain’s Campaign Co-ordinator for Food and Farming Policy, Vicki Hird.

The rich debate about how we deliver new farming and land management support after we leave the CAP is getting stimulating. 1,486 more words

The stupidest thing the federal government does

From The Spectator-Australia

David Archibald

This is a tale of idiocy, full of facts and foreboding, signifying that the end times must be surely upon us. 564 more words

Government Idiocy

Michael Gove and the American Neoconservatives

Last week I wrote about Michael Gove’s surprise arrival as Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs. There is so much more to write about this, but time is limited and I will not be able to cover everything in one piece. 1,298 more words

Sheepwrecked or a World Heritage Site? Thoughts on the Lake District

As the inevitability of President Theresa May being crowned on June the 9th seems without doubt now, we are hurtling, possibly out of control towards the exit, or rather the hard Brexit. 2,156 more words

Dorset chalk downland site sprayed with herbicide and re-seeded for farming.

It seems almost inconceivable that 20 years has passed since a Chalk Downland Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) was ploughed up in Sussex. The Offham Down case became a minor cause celebre during the election campaign of 1997 which swept Tony Blair to power – remember him? 1,335 more words


Trump Declares War on Canada

Alan Zendell, April 23, 2017

Don’t get excited, it’s not that kind of war. Our missile silos in North Dakota have not been redirected northward. 691 more words


The Unfortunate Role of Farm Subsidies as a Stimulus for Inequality and Obesity

Below you will find a .pdf of my first law review publication. The article appeared in the Asia Pacific Journal of Health Law and Ethics in December of 2016. 22 more words