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Turns out he was right, at least when it comes to lots of stuff built by the world's wealthiest corporations. That's the takeaway from this week's new study of 25,000 major taxpayer subsidy deals over the last two decades. Entitled Subsidizing the
Home » business » Rice farmers now reliant on 'low' market prices Rice Rice farmers now reliant on 'low' market prices Petchanet Pratruangkrai The Nation March 1, 2014 1:00 am Already hit by overdue payments from the caretaker government under its
Malawi Autocracy and aid dependency killed an agriculture success story Malawi has gone from bountiful maize crops to renewed uncertainty: Strong, democratic leadership and sound policies are essential for ensuring food security...A food crisis set
The Chinese government on Saturday announced measures to further promote the use of new-energy vehicles in an effort to save energy and cut emissions. Subsidies for new-energy car buyers in 2014 and 2015 will be raised from previous levels set by a
President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Michigan State University to sign the sweeping farm bill underscores the legislation's importance to the East Lansing school and other research and agriculture-focused institutions. The hundreds of millions
Hundreds of anti-abortion activists are expected in Oklahoma City for the annual Rose Day at the state Capitol. The huge, five-year farm bill that Congress sent to President Obama on Tuesday sets policy for hundreds of programs, including farm
Michael Adams, 13, right, hands off a buddy pack to volunteer Allyssa Morse as he and other members of the Shaw-Harg 4-H club fill the bags, which help feed school children, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri.
An Islamic organization once listed by the Justice Department as a co-conspirator in a high-profile terror case is among many groups that have received thousands in federal farm subsidies, without producing any crops. The subsidies to the North
News about Seattle and King County government as well as national politics...I cannot, in good conscience, vote to give money to big farms while we leave the crumbs for our poor, elderly and disabled in the name of austerity, Rep. Jim McDermott, D-
Nearing the legislative finish line after more than two years of bickering, the House passed and sent to the Senate Wednesday an almost $100 billion-a-year farm bill containing a mostly symbolic cut in food stamps and preserving most crop subsidies.