Nathan Beacom writes from Des Moines, Iowa. His writing has previously appeared in The Public Discourse and The Des Moines Register.
Politics & Society Short Take
Nathan BeacomJanuary 14, 2019
The latest five-year farm bill continues a pattern of subsidizing corporations while squeezing every last drop of use out of farm families and cropland.
The Indian Creek area of Bears Ears National Monument (iStock/Adventure_Photo)
Politics & Society Short Take
Nathan BeacomMay 04, 2018
Preserving wilderness areas is a way to preserve the idea of the sacred. But the Trump administration is seeking a huge reduction in protected land.
Politics & Society Short Take
Nathan BeacomApril 06, 2018
All those who eat are called to care about the plight of those whose work produced the eating.