Book of the Month, Jan. 2019 - J.C. Penney

Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney

You know J.C. Penney as a department store, anchoring many a suburban shopping mall, one of several giant retailers feeling the squeeze from the likes of Amazon. Penney's today seems no more rural than Target or Macy's - but it wasn't always this way. In J.C. Penney: The man, the store, and American agriculture, David… Continue reading Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/25/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! The final of $2.00 A Day covered Chapter 5 & Conclusion [p. 129 – 174], which covers the perpetuating cycle of poverty in some areas of the U.S., and proposes potential interventions to reduce $2-a-day… Continue reading 10/25/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/18/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the #AgBookClub chat this week? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! Week 3 of $2.00 A Day covered page 93-128, which discussed the patchwork of public spaces and private charities that can make a big difference in the lives of the $2-a-day poor - but… Continue reading 10/18/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/11/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the #AgBookClub chat this week? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! Week 2 of $2.00 A Day covered page 35-92, which was a deep dive into circumstances for the working and housing-unstable poor, from why someone at risk of extreme poverty might hop from job to… Continue reading 10/11/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/4/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the #AgBookClub chat this week? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! Week 1 of $2.00 A Day covered through page 34, which covered welfare policy over time in the U.S. and shed a light on people living in a largely hidden level of poverty. Below are… Continue reading 10/4/2017 #AgBookClub Recap