H. Claire Brown
H. Claire Brown is a staff writer for the New Food Economy focusing on food policy and the environment. Her reporting has won awards from the Newswomen’s Club of New York and the New York Press Club. She is based in Brooklyn.
McDonald’s Franchises Planned to Pay Tens of Millions in PPP Loan Dollars to Corporate HQ
The Covid relief loans were designed to keep workers employed, but fast-food franchises allocated money to their landlord: the McDonald’s corporation.
How Amazon’s On-Site Emergency Care Endangers the Warehouse Workers It’s Supposed to Protect
OSHA investigations found that Amcare clinic staffers violated Amazon’s own rules as well as government regulations.
How Ohio’s Chamber of Commerce Killed an Anti-Pollution Bill of Rights
Emails reveal that the Ohio Chamber of Commerce enlisted a key Republican lawmaker in a successful effort to nullify the Lake Erie Bill of Rights.
Buried in Wisconsin Republicans’ Lame-Duck Legislation: Drug Testing Requirements for Food Stamp Applicants
Wisconsin will be the only state that requires drug testing for non-felon SNAP applicants.