Why are farmers protesting across Europe? | European Union News


The demonstrators denounce European policies which, according to them, could lead them to bankruptcy.

Furious farmers across the European Union are taking their protests back to their countries' leaders.

They say EU policies, which national governments must implement, could bankrupt many of them.

And more demonstrations are planned to protest high costs, EU climate change policies, food imports and support for Ukraine.

So what political impact could their actions have?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan

Guests:

Michael Fitzmaurice – independent member of the Dail (parliament) of the Republic of Ireland and advocate for farmers and rural communities

Francisco Guerreiro – independent member of the European Parliament from the Green Group and the European Free Alliance

Pieter Cleppe – European political analyst and editor-in-chief of the news site BrusselsReport.eu



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