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The American System

Apr 2021

April 20, 2021

April 20, 2021

Bill Gates recently became America's top private landowner, with hundreds of thousands of acres of rich farmland owned by Gates' Cascade Investments LLC. As some worry, does this move represent a shift in global power?

This development is considered within the wider context of America's waning role as the world's dominant agricultural producer and exporter.

Topics range from geological history, the unique value of America's farm belt, the global grain trade, and finally a path forward for American AG policy that combines the best ideas of FDR and Lincoln with a knowledge- and labor-centric organic agriculture that serves humans not Wall Street. 

Breaking: The TWSP and UFAA applaud the Derek Chauvin "All Three Counts" guilty verdict! We congratulate all Black Americans who fought in service of the cause against police brutality.