Organizers said 35,000 people marched through the streets of the German capital on Saturday to say they’re "fed up" with industrial agriculture and call for a transformation to a system that instead supports the welfare of the environment, animals and rural farmers. Was für ein Bild! Wir sind 35.000! Es ist überwältigend, dass so viele Menschen zusammengekommen sind, um gemeinsam… — Wir Haben Es Satt ! (@WirHabenEsSatt2) 1547909994.0 Many held placards reading "Eating is political" at the action in Berlin, which coincided with the so-called "Green Week" agricultural fair. The protest also featured a procession of 170 farmers driving tractors to the rally at the Brandenburg Gate. Die Demo wurde in diesem Jahr von 171 Treckern angeführt! Lieben Dank an alle Bäuerinnen und Bauern, die diesen Weg… — Wir Haben Es Satt ! (@WirHabenEsSatt2) 1547918925.0 "This protest," said Green party co-leader Robert Habeck, "shows that the desire for a different agricultural policy is now undeniable." "Protesters called out by some 100 organizations asserted that alleviation of climate change and species depletion required a reorganization of EU farming policy, including subsidies, currently amounting to €60 billion ($68 billion) annually, including €6.3 billion allocated in Germany. That flowed mainly […]


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