Stories by Darcey Rakestraw

Darcey Rakestraw is communications director at Food & Water Watch, a nonprofit organization that champions healthy food and clean water for all. subscribe to Darcey Rakestraw's feed

Posted on: Oct 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

As voters prepare to decide whether Washington State implements America's first-ever statewide carbon tax, a lesson can be learned from Canada.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2015, Source: Food & Water Watch

Private water companies seek to undermine supporters of water systems operated by local, democratically elected councils.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2010, Source: On the Commons

Large swathes of the Aral Sea has ceded to what is now known as Aralkum desert -- one of the most shocking man-made environmental calamities of the 21st century.