R3publicans: ‘Monster’ Turns Our Farmers into Serfs and Sharecroppers

‘Monster’ Turns Our Farmers into Serfs and Sharecroppers

The Grapes of Wrath and its vision of enslavement to big agribusiness isn’t just our past—it is our present too.

By Gracy OlmsteadSeptember 10, 2018

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“It’s like watching a state circle the drain.” That’s what journalist Corie Brown said about Kansas on a recent Strong Towns podcast. This April, Brown wrote a piece for New Food Economy about her 1,800-mile drive through the state. She discussed the state’s emptying out, noting firsthand the struggles of rural towns and the farms surrounding them. read more at https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/monster-turns-our-farmers-into-serfs-and-sharecroppers/ summary via R3publicans