Lots More on Why Farmers Across Europe Are Furious


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In France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Poland, we’ve seen a wave of protests recently from angry farmers. So what’s driving the activity? On this episode of Lots More, we speak with Lorcan Roche Kelly, a former cattle farmer in Western Ireland who is now the business editor at the Irish Farmers Journal. He explains how a combination of factors from climate obligations, economic conditions, government regulation, and free trade deals have put the squeeze on many farms, causing this public revolt. He explains the unique conditions facing each country, as well as broader political and economic ramifications.



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