For almost a month now, Dutch Farmers have been staging protests and roadblocks across the Netherlands, even going so far as to spread manure outside of officials’ homes. Now, farmers from Italy, Spain, and Poland have joined the fray in support of their Dutch counterparts.
“We are not slaves, we are farmers,” said Italian farmers, who drove tractors through the streets of Milan and blocked city traffic.
Italian farmers hit Milan with the message: "We are not slaves, we are farmers!"
Still the media turn a blind eye. pic.twitter.com/Yt3C9qeY6A
— Tony (@mrtdogg_) July 15, 2022
According to the Morning Star, “Italian farmers face an imminent crisis due to a severe drought that has seen a third of agricultural produce placed at risk.”
In Spain, farmers in Badajoz, Granada, and Albacete paraded their tractors down the street in solidarity with the foreign farmers, as well as national protests at home over a lack of food and gasoline, according to EuroWeekly News
✔ 7 días manifestandose por la falta de comida y gasolina
✔Holanda, Italia, Francia, Armenia, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Alemania…
🤔Todos con manifestaciones y disturbios constantes pero la TV "te informa"#ApagaLaTele el virus son los mediospic.twitter.com/qnAgaYhYFb
— Free ☣ (@FredTheReez) July 15, 2022
And in Poland, farmers came to Warsaw last weekend to protest against inflation and other government actions.
🔴POLAND :#VIDEO MASSIVE PROTESTS OF POLISH FARMERS IN WARSAW!
They protested against the government's politics destabilizing production by raising interest rates, which does not stop inflation#Flash #Warsaw #Varsovia #Protests #Protesta #Farmers #Inflation pic.twitter.com/sNLGF5c6Ml
— loveworld (@LoveWorld_Peopl) July 8, 2022
We interviewed Timothy Shea of the MAGA Institute last weekend in Virginia Beach, and he seemed to have some interesting, though unverifiable, information on the situation out in Belgium. Take a look:
**By Ryan Delarme