There's no such thing as a free lunch — 3 Comments

  1. The price of a loaf here in the North
    has risen by at least 15p – that’s over 30%. If we think about what a similar price rise means to those who have virtually nothing it seems to me that it verges on murder of sorts. How many people are currently dying of starvation each day?

  2. The contribution of biofuels to the surge in food prices might be an example of the law of unintended consequences, but politicians are there because people expect them to have thought through their policies.

  3. Just a passing thought, during WW2 the black market in UK was widespread, if you had the money you could get almost anything, but on the other side of the coin prices were so controlled that you could be heavily fined for paying a price that was higher than the governmentpermitted

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