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New head of Defra Andrea Leadsom has already laid out her plans for farm subsidy reform.

The dust is settling following the brutal excision of the Cameron/Osborne cliques from power.

One Department has been knocked down, or split asunder – the Department for Energy and Climate Change. 1,468 more words

Pro-Brexit Voters Fueled by “A Destructive Urge,” Says Goldsmiths Professor

There has been no shortage of bleak analyses of Thursday’s Brexit result, with the financial and business press almost uniformly certain that the consequences will be just as economically disastrous as Friday’s global market slump suggests. 591 more words

Tech

It isn't fair

It was my intention to do some research about why people get and stay fat and then break it up into two different posts. I think I can accomplish it in one long post though. 3,067 more words

The EU Referendum: Turkeys have voted for Christmas

SARA has come to stay. That’s Shock, Anger, Rejection, Acceptance.  – it’s a model to explain the process of grief.

Yesterday we experienced the shock that the country had voted to leave the EU. 1,584 more words

Neoliberalism

Some initial thoughts on a post-CAP farm subsidy system

Well that was a bit of a shock. In the absence of exit polls I was looking at what the betting markets were doing – all the money seemed to be piling in on shortening odds for Remain. 856 more words

Common Agricultural Policy

Iain Duncan Smith "may have done ok from the EU"

Iain Duncan Smith has come out fighting today, insulting the Germans, deriding the Prime Minister as a push-over, but most importantly appealing to the British people’s better nature, arguing that the EU is “a force for social injustice”. 138 more words

Common Agricultural Policy

Repeal Iowa Constitutional amendment - dont' pay farmers rent to not pollute.

Governor Brandstad said he is open to increasing the sales tax to improve water quality in Iowa. (Des Moines Register, 5/3/2016, “Branstad open to sales tax for water quality” – link below) Specifically, he wants to implement the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreations Trust Fund. 134 more words

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