Thursday, October 19, 2006

EU Farmers Harvest Cash Too, In Private

From today's WSJ, an editorial "Behind the Subsidy Curtain," about the billions of euros paid by taxpayers in the form of farm subsidies, without ever knowing who is receiving subsidies and how much.

"The vast majority of handouts go to big agribusiness firms that could survive just fine on their own -- or, if they couldn't, should have fallen by the wayside long ago."


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