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Emus Swarm Town As Australia’s Drought Worsens : NPR

The entirety of Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, is suffering from a crippling drought that is the most severe in recent memory. The tough conditions are drying up huge swathes of land, leaving farmers struggling to feed their livestock and water their crops. It’s also exacerbating bushfires in …

Opinion | So Now Trump Wants to Protect Farmers From Trump’s Trade War? – The New York Times

A $12 billion farm bailout will not undo the damage the administration’s incoherent policies are doing to American industry and workers. Scrambling to soften the blow of his destructive trade wars, President Trump is offering a $12 billion bailout for farmers facing retaliation from America’s trading partners hurt by his tariffs. It’s …