We have many lessons to learn from the tragedies wrought by Hurricane Harvey, but among the most important is that a broken water cycle increases risks to our communities and economies.

Baylen Linnekin, author of Biting the Hands that Feed Us, talks to Cheesetique owner Jill Erber about food regulations...

Maine’s new law allowing cities to set local food rules shows how smart food laws can unshackle small producers and lead to a more sustainable food system.

In his February address to Congress, President Donald Trump promised clean water for all Americans. Why, then, is his administration intent on dismantling protections that cover a third of the nation's drinking water?

Today, more than 100 million Americans depend on healthcare safety-net programs: Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But that safety net could be shredded if Dr. Tom Price—Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services—...

Photo credit: Supreme Court Pediment by Flickr.com user Kevin Harber

On Monday January 30th I had the privilege of accompanying the Island Press team on a quest to affect political change.

February 12 marks the anniversary of one of the 20th Century’s most important judicial decisions, made by...

February 12 marks the anniversary of one of the 20th Century’s most important judicial decisions, made by...

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During the second presidential debate on October 9, Republican presidential nominee (now President-Elect) Donald Trump claimed that “clean coal” could meet the energy needs of the United States for the next 1,000 years. Now that Mr. Trump will be in...

Photo credit: Supreme Court Pediment by Flickr.com user Kevin Harber

In honor of the first presidential debate tonight beteween Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, we asked Island Press authors: "If you were advisor to the president, what would your top priority be and why?" Check out their answers, in their own words,...

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