Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Food Shortages Discussed at G8 Summit

On Saturday, agricultural ministers from the world's (roughly) eight most industrialized nations, met in Italy to discuss the looming threat of food shortages and a global food crisis.

America's agricultural secretary warned that unless many countries take substantative steps to increase food production, there will be increasing shortages and social unrest around the world.

For more details, you can click here to listen to Stratfor's short podcast summary of the event.

Are you also skeptical these world improvers will be able to have their way?  Me too - and I think the day will soon come again when us "evil speculators" can profit from skyrocketing food prices...muhahahahaha.

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