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Europe’s far-right wants to be the farmers’ choice

By Markus Holdo, Associate senior lecturer, Lund University
A few days before the recent European parliamentary elections, an event took place that hardly made it into the news anywhere: a dozen tractors, escorted by police, rolled into Brussels, honked their horns outside the EU parliament, and drove away.

Tractors in Brussels are nothing new. Over the last year, we have gotten used to images of farmers protesting against environmental policies by disrupting traffic and burning tyres on the side of busy roads. But this protest was different.

The few newspapers that reported the protest described…The Conversation


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