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Rural America is ready for a New Deal — preferably green

The US has the opportunity to rethink its approach to renewable energy and food production, especially in the Midwest’s farming community

By Art Cullen

The question is whether our politics is ready to use tools already at our disposal to save these rural byways, and our planet. We do not have to reinvent the wheel, or even the old New Deal.

Art Cullen is editor of the Storm Lake Times in Iowa and won the 2017 Pulitzer prize for editorial writing.

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