This lecture, presented by Town Hall Seattle and sponsored by PCC Community Markets, is titled “Ask Marion: The Politics of Food and Nutrition.” It’s at 7:30 pm Seattle time and 10:30 pm New York time. Get tickets 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.