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Striking Farmers Shut Down India’s Punjab to Protest Agriculture Law

Hundreds of unionized farmers and their supporters in India blocked roads and highways in Punjab on Tuesday, paralyzing traffic and shutting down commerce to protest what they describe as “anti-farmer” agricultural laws passed in September. Farmers’ unions called for a nationwide strike after five rounds of talks with government officials failed to resolve their grievances.…

India Skips Canada Meeting After Trudeau Weighs in on Farmer Protests

India’s foreign minister will skip a Canada-led coronavirus meeting after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued comments in support of ongoing farmer protests in India, Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported on Monday. Representatives for Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar say “scheduling issues” will prevent the minister from attending the Canada-hosted virtual meeting to discuss global solutions to…

Biden Interrupts Republican Voter, Tries To Rebut Her Question Before She Finishes It

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden interrupted a Republican voter trying to ask a question during his CNN town hall Thursday. Biden started to answer, trying to dispute one of the things she had said before she finished laying our her question. (RELATED: Maskless Biden Ignores Social Distancing Guidelines, Whispers To Anderson Cooper) WATCH: Host Anderson…

Chinese Farmers Hoard Wheat In Hopes Of Creating Shortages That Push Prices Higher

The latest Chinese inflation data released overnight showed that consumer prices slowed again, dropping to 2.4% Y/Y, the lowest since early 2019, largely moderating on lower pork inflation (still over 50% y/y, but slowing), while producer price inflation remains negative. And while Chinese food inflation dropped in half from the record 20% Y/Y increase hit…

Struggling Iowa Egg Farmer Allows Animal Group to Fly 1,000 Hens to CA Sanctuary

The coronavirus outbreak has led to disruptions in the food supply chain in the United States, leading some farmers and ranchers to destroy animals to keep their operations sustainable. But the final destination for 1,000 laying hens rescued from a struggling Iowa egg farm is an animal sanctuary in Grass Valley, California. The lucky chickens…

USDA to Purchase $470 Million in Excess Food from Farmers, Deliver to Needy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week that it would be purchasing $470 million in excess food from farmers to deliver to those in need. The USDA’s latest program aims to combat food waste, which has become a massive problem since the coronavirus began as schools, restaurants, and even hotels have closed down…

Trump: ‘We’re Not Going to Have Farms’ Without H-2A Foreign Visa Workers

President Trump says he has committed to American farmers to continue admitting large numbers of H-2A foreign visa workers to take agricultural jobs, even as jobless claims are set to climb above 3.3 million in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis. During a press briefing on Wednesday, Trump suggested United States farms would not…

Veganism Bad for the Environment and Your Health, Say Farmers

A scientist speaking at the National Farmers Union conference has argued that living a vegan lifestyle is more damaging to the environment than eating meat. The Rothamsted Institute’s Graham McAuliffe said that the manner in which tofu — a protein foodstuff made from soy ‘milk’ — is produced has a worse carbon footprint than chicken,…

German Farmers Stage Mass Protests Against ‘Climate Change’ Regulation

Farmers from across Germany have descended on Berlin to take part in a mass protest against the government’s agricultural reform package that foresees a reduction in the use of fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides.Line after line, the area around the Brandenburg Gate in central Berlin was clogged up with tractors from all over Germany. Farmers had…

German Farmers Block Hamburg In Revolt Against Globalist Environmental Regulations

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, German farmers are blocking roads in Hamburg with their tractors to protest against environment regulations as the rural revolt against globalism spreads across Europe. 4,000 tractors arrived in Hamburg yesterday in a massive rebuke to what protesters assert is government bullying amidst efforts to impose Green New…
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