Jill Richardson

05/28/2016 - 4:00pm

    If you’re poor, many Americans think, it’s your own fault. It’s a sign of your own moral failing.

    I don’t personally believe that, but the idea has roots in our culture going back centuries.

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05/20/2016 - 8:00pm

    The time has come for me to play my Woman Card.

    A male Republican politician in my state of Wisconsin has introduced a “bathroom bill” like the one passed in North Carolina, which requires...

05/07/2016 - 2:00pm

    A friend of mine is a farmer out in Montana. She’s also eight months pregnant with her first child.

    Recently she looked out her window and saw a worker spraying pesticides on her neighbor’s farm...

04/30/2016 - 7:00pm

    Perhaps you’ve heard some organic food advocates say, “We should just roll back the clock and farm the way we used to” — before modern science gave us factory farms and genetically modified ingredients.

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04/25/2016 - 8:00pm

    Scenario: You’re at the store, trying to make healthy yet frugal choices. You see several products labeled “organic” and others labeled “natural.”

    You’re trying to buy...

04/16/2016 - 2:00pm

    This spring, the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus has been the site of several heinous acts of racism: An Asian student was spat on and a black student received a note with obscenities and racial slurs slipped under her door.

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