Seizing the Moment to Eliminate Farm Subsidies

November 14, 2010

The New York Times has an interactive feature allowing you to select options that will fix the U.S. federal budget. One option you can select: eliminate farm subsidies.

Between the resultant higher feed grain costs and the end of direct production subsidies for meat and dairy products, animal agriculture as we know it would cease to exist. That this sort of move is even on the table for public discussion shows that we’ve reached a pivotal moment, and that an unprecedented opportunity has fallen into our laps.

If there’s ever been a time for vegans to team up with conscientious omnivores to push an issue, this is it. Link.

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