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Farm Subsidies Face Ax

Sheldon Richman

“The Obama administration’s push to spread some of the pain to the wealthiest, most profitable farms, however, is also gaining momentum. The House budget calls for $30 billion in subsidy cuts over the next 10 years…. A study by the USDA’s Economic Research Service shows that farms that make the highest profits receive the highest levels of subsidies.” (Washington Post)

It’s a start.

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