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  •  Let's be clear... (1+ / 0-)
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    The main problem with this agreement is that it leaves our rather egregious farm subsidies intact.  That wasn't taken care of in the farm bill, but it's worth pointing out that Obama has called for capping farm subsidies.

    "Whether the British ruling class are wicked or merely stupid is one of the most difficult questions of our time." - George Orwell on the Spanish Civil War

    by Ramo on Tue Oct 09, 2007 at 06:58:43 PM PDT

    •  lets be clear (0+ / 0-)

      subsidies are NOT the problem or root cause of dumping. and capping them will do nothing to address corporate consolidation of our food systems in the hands of ADM/Cargill/Smithfield.

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