M, Late 40's, UK, Married, 2 Teens, IT Career, On Sabbatical
Sunday 14 September 2003
Guardian: Farmer who got a hearing by paying the ultimate price
Sad story of the Korean farmer that committed suicide at the WTO talks in Cancun. I've been following the talks and have been completely disgusted by how the EU-US lavish agricultural subsidies and subsequent dumping practices have been destroying the lives of farmers in the developing world. This article quotes an article written by the Korean farmer.