Bryce Oates

Bryce Oates

Bryce Oates is a freelance writer who covers rural America.

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Since leaving public office in 2016, Vilsack spent the last four years in a cushy million dollar a year job cozying up to corporate dairy processors at the Dairy Export Council. During Vilsack’s tenure, dairy farmers went broke at an alarming rate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Friday, December 11, 2020
Tom Vilsack Is the Reason Urban and Rural Progressives Must Unite to Fight Corporate Agribusiness Control Over Democracy
While there is increasing concern about the direction of Joe Biden’s cabinet choices from many Democrats, most activist and media attention has focused on the traditionally high level picks for Secretary of Treasury, Director of the Office of Management and Budget or Department of Defense...
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Friday, May 26, 2017
Preserving Public Lands in Montana and Beyond
Long before the nation got to know Greg Gianforte as a body-slamming, reporter-punching candidate to Congress, I knew the guy was a jerk. Why? Because he sued his own state, Montana, to remove public access to fishing on a public riverbank near his property. He sued to privatize public lands access...
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