WASHINGTON -- Fifteen members of Congress or their spouses received $237,921 in federal farm subsidy payments last year, according to a new analysis o...
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by guest blogger Helen Dombalis, policy associate, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
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by guest blogger, Susan Prolman, of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
This week, the full Senate is working through the Farm Bill. Th...
These cuts are not solutions to our budget crises, nor will they mend our broken food system. Rather, they are ideological prescriptions that will do nothing but further enrich corporate agribusiness.
In 2009, USDA spent more than twice as much buying meat and dairy as it did on fruits and vegetables. What that means is that the USDA used taxpayers' money to buy about $1.5 billion worth of meat and dairy.
When delegates convene at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, I hope that one positive result of the food price crisis will be the recognition that we cannot succeed in a failing world.
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