Common Agricultural Policy-a scam that benefits idle rich and doesn’t help working poor

Another day, another demonstration of how the system is ideologically rigged so the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Common Agricultural Policy subsidies take our public money, provided by ordinary tax-paying, working people, and hand it over it to millionaires, Dukes and our own Elizabeth Windsor aka The Queen. For what? For doing nothing and owning lots of land.

It all comes down to entitlement trading – an expression that says it all really.
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Growing your own food is great, but won’t solve problems caused by agribusiness

This is the view of Stan Cox, a committed, long term food gardener who turned over his lawn to fruit and veg growing, as part of the Edible Estates movement in the USA.

While he says growing your own food is great and he has no regrets about doing it, he also  thinks that,

“The corporate agriculture industry would like nothing better than to see us spend all of our free time in our gardens and not in political dissent.”

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