Why are farmers protesting across Europe? | EU News

The demonstrators denounce European Union policies that they say could force them to stop working.

Angry farmers across the European Union are directing their protests to the leaders of their countries.

They say EU policies, which national governments must implement, could put many of them out of work.

More demonstrations are planned as part of their rebellion against high costs and EU policies on climate change, food imports and support for Ukraine.

So, what political impact could their actions have?

Presenter: Adrian Finnegan

guests:

Michael Fitzmaurice – Independent Member of the Irish Parliament (Dail), and advocate for farmers and rural communities

Francisco Guerrero – Independent Member of the European Parliament for the Greens and the European Free Alliance

Peter Klebe – European political analyst and editor-in-chief of the news website Brussels Report

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