23 Apr '11, 5pm

Entrusting the future of agricultural production to the people themselves:

In recent months, several conservative governors have rejected federal funds to begin constructing high-speed rail lines in their states. But a high-speed rail advocate argues that such ideologically driven actions are folly, as other U.S. states and countries around the world are moving swiftly to embrace a technology that is essential for competitive 21st-century economies.

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=2261

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