I’m keynoting the workship on Food, Ethics, Politics at 4:00 with a reception to follow. My talk, “”Food, Ethics, Politics: The View from 2022,” will be in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Maeder Hall, Room 002. This event is part of the University Center for Human Values (UCHV) Conferences, Workshops & Special Events. To register to attend, click here.
Weekend reading: how farm subsidies really work
The Environmental Working Group does a good job of tracking government payments to agricultural producers. This makes fascinating reading.
The EWG documents what is happening with the bailout program intended to insulate farmers from the effects of the trade war with China.
Here is a question to ponder over the weekend:
Q: Who benefits from these payments?
A: Trump campaign advisors, of course.