Farm Shutdowns

Dutch farmers have taken to the streets in protest of government plans that would shut down about a third of the Dutch farming industry. In some cases, the police opened fire at the unarmed protesters.

Dutch fishermen have joined in, fearing that they would be next on the chopping block in the name of environmentalism. Between them, they have blockaded ports, closed distribution centers, and clogged roads with tractors.

Read more at “Forced Farm Shutdowns: Coming to Your Country?”

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