Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

What do farmers think about trade wars?

Kerman farmer Paul Betancourt likes fair trade, so he’s supporting Trump’s big gamble with ag products. In over 20 years, Trump is the first one in D.C. to do more than wring his hands on the issue, Betancourt says. Yes, trade wars are nerve wracking, but if we get more fair trade deals it is worth it.

Mike Dunbar discusses the 2018 Women's March in Modesto

Modesto Bee Opinions Page Editor discusses the Women's March in Modesto on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Thousands gathered to march in Modesto and across the country.