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A just world?European cows better off than billions of poor people
--People: A Dollar a Day
What keeps a billion people trapped in the most persistent poverty?
--Cows in the EU
How much is a European cow paid to chew the cud? Two dollars a day, if we are to believe what Joseph Stiglitz said on the radio the other day. A lot of people have their views on how good it is to be a cow in today's European Union...
All this scandalous injustice, starving and suffering is happening under their watch!
Quote: “Every child who dies from hunger is assassinated”
------------> Jean Ziegler
Link: Jeremy Rifkin: Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture / Rifkin's indictment of our multinational-driven cattle culture with its devastating effect on the economies of developing countries; on the lives of starving...
Link: Missed Goals?
Link: President Barroso at the UN High Level Summit on Millennium Development Goals to push for a global commitment and shared responsibility in the fight against poverty
Link: The average European subsidy per cow matches the $2 per day poverty level on which billions of people barely subsist
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