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Jeremy Cherfas

Peasants are not revolting. Farmers are revolting

1 min read

That’s my take on the agricultural unrest happening across Europe.

A single tractor, flying the Italian flag, passes the Colosseum in RomeOf course we would not be here if we still relied on peasant farmers and the meagre surplus that could be extracted from them without actually killing them. Nevertheless, today’s farmers are not their descendants.

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