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Subsidies

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Billionaire Saudi Prince Khalid bin Abdullah could be raking in hundreds of thousands of dollars in U.S. taxpayer-funded crop insurance subsidies through farms he owns in Kentucky – but we have no way of knowing for sure.

Friday, August 26, 2016

You may have thought that the $20 million “ cheese bailout ” was the biggest news in farm policy this week, but you’d be wrong.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Most of the food Americans eat is produced in ways that harm the environment and worsen climate change. The federal government subsidizes unhealthy crops that have contributed to Americans’ expanding waistlines, while Monsanto and big agriculture push pesticides and genetically modified seeds on farmers.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

A new study shows that bloated crop subsidies may be contributing to Americans’ expanding waistlines and poor health.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Members of Congress collected at least $9.5 million in farm subsidies between 1995 and 2014, according to new data from EWG’s Farm Subsidy Database – including more than $1.1 million in subsidies over the last five years.

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