Friday, May 23, 2008

Joe Biden: "Defuse this crisis"

A reader points out that Senator Joe Biden's column on the food crisis and agricultural policy includes some hard reflections, ostensibly in the form of questions but packing a punch.
Ask the hard questions and re-examine our own food policies. Does our current biofuels policy, which I have supported, that diverts corn from food to fuel make sense? Should we provide more flexibility to our food-aid program and allow USAID to locally purchase food abroad instead of requiring them to buy American food and shoulder all the transportation costs associated with that?

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