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Sat Jun 8, 2019, 08:25 AM

 

We pay farmers to not grow food, we subsidize Soy bean farmers cause China needs soybeans...???

Why can't we send food that would otherwise be plowed under or thrown away here to places like Guatemala and other central American countries and maybe the people would not migrate to Mexico trying to get here to find food and safety. For health reasons alone we could shipped excess food products to even our own inner city and rural homeless shelters. What is wrong with people?

Climate change deniers and other fools do not want to take in peoples negatively affected by climate change/global warming but they also don't want to do anything about fighting global warming or environmental hazards.

I still believe that people would rather stay in their indigenous surroundings as long as they are SAFE, can earn a living and can provide food and shelter and clean water for their families.

Basic needs for most people can be met with the water resources and food from the industrial west and tyrannical Arab nations.

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Response to sarabelle (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 08:39 AM

1. because someone would have to pick the crops that we'd be shipping to honduras

for that we need more Hondurans, which agribusiness entices to migrate for low wages by keeping them hungry back home.

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Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:15 PM

2. Your post tells the real story

 

as to why folks are coming North. But,the untold change agent was our Department of Agriculture in a attempt to market US midwest grown corn in Latin America via the subside program,we wiped out the local Maze Growers because they could not compete. Which changed the local economies and thus the locals could not compete. Then there is the dietary changes as a result of the type of Corn we sold the Locals. Not only Climate issues,but monetary and dietary changes have to be addressed.


Cargilll,Bunge,and ADM made billions on the Shipping Subsides alone. And we wonder why the Northward Migration. But,it bought a ton of votes. Reagan and Bush knew there would be a problem,but,not to worry,that is someone else's problem.





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