IATP Articles and Reports

Uprooted Episode 48: Paying out trade aid to Smithfield

Josh talks with Steve Suppan about how the aid, intended for farmers to ease the pain that was inflicted due to the trade war with China, is, in fact, likely ending up in the coffers of a Chinese owned corporation, Smithfield, and other ways in which the giant hog corporation is pushing its costs onto tax payers. 

IATP Analysis of "New NAFTA"

The text of NAFTA 2.0, or the US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) was released at the end of September. IATP has done a thorough analysis of what the new agreement means for farming and food.

Corporate responsibility and hurricane damage

Farmers and rural communities are now routinely hit with extreme weather events in this new age of climate change. As governments at the national, state and local level grapple with these challenges and costs, they should consider the financial responsibility of corporations who have knowingly increased our climate risk.