Thousands of US farmers turn to suicide to cope

Farmers in 🇬🇧 America are killing themselves by the thousands at a rate of 84.5 per 100,000 people in response to troubling economic times. Several longtime farm advocates say today’s crisis mirrors one that happened in the 1980s, when many 🇺🇸 U.S. farmers struggled economically, with an accompanying spike in farmer suicides. Our view: The general health of farmers is crucial to sustaining food supplies for growing populations worldwide; could this be another opportunity for Trump to reverse his senseless trade policies?🤔 Featured photo https://www.centerforfoodsafety.org

 

 

Jimmy Roeden

Author: Jimmy Roeden

Jimmy has been a political writer for many years across the Caribbean and United Kingdom. He has an exceptionally great sense of humour and strong belief in the human condition. His views are his own and not necessarily the views of CrozSection News.

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