Anthony Pahnke

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Anthony Pahnke ( is vice president of Family Farm Defenders and an assistant professor of international relations at San Francisco State University in San Francisco. 

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The White House

At his campaign events, President Donald Trump often reserves time to talk about farmers. Yet, when farmers speak for themselves, the Trump administration doesn’t listen. Read more


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“They’re suffering. The trade wars are not helping that whatsoever.” Read more


Trump promises to increase soy exports to China—but if the deal goes through, only corporate interests will benefit. Read more


Current farm policy sacrifices stewardship on the altar of profitability. Read more

, Op-Eds

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If Trump really wants to earn farmers’ trust, then his administration needs to seriously work on legislation that ensures them a fair price that covers their cost of production. Read more