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Dutch Farmers to Rutte: Go to Hell
Farmers hold rallies to fight back against government stealing their land under EU law
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Dutch farmers are fighting for their lives, but don’t expect to see any mention about their struggle with government oppression in the Western media.
Videos emerged on social media Thursday that showed Dutch farmers riding in tactors and clashing with police to rail against the country’s decision to make good on its threat to enforce the EU climate law that has sparked protests for months.
These farmers say these demands will essentially eliminate any chance that they have of making a living. The Netherlands, a country of just about 17 million residents, is the world’s second-largest agricultural exporter after the U.S.
At issue are the projected effects of climate legislation which by 2030 would force Dutch firms to cut national nitrogen emissions by 50 percent and up to 95 percent in certain areas. Cows and fertilizers have both been targeted as main sources of emissions being effectively outlawed.
Under the plan, the Dutch government said it would be willing to buy 3,000 of the farms that it considers to be “peak polluters,” The Guardian reported. The government said the hope is to reduce “ammonia and nitrogen oxide emissions that are illegal under EU law.”
Farmers will be offered a deal “well over” the worth of the farm.
Christianne van der Wal, the country’s nitrogen minister, told the farmers, “There is no better offer coming.”
She said compulsory purchases would be made with “pain in the heart”, if necessary, The Telegraph reported.
Mark Rutte, the prime minister has said if there are not enough farmers who sell their businesses, then the government may have to force some of them out of business, Bloomberg reported.
One Twitter user posted a video that claimed to show police using an excavator to forcefully remove a protesting tractor driver.
“Dutch police attack farmers by trying to destroy their tractors…while those who stand in their way are beaten and arrested. Fighting the Great Reset was never going to be easy,” the post read.
TRENDPOST: The Trends Journal has been highlighting its “New World Disorder” trend for more than two years.
We point out that politicians across the globe are fighting for survival against angry mobs who want to overthrow them. The COVID-19 War and the Ukraine War have been a devastating one-two combination for many economies.
In December 2021, we reported how Indian farmers were successful in their protests against Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s proposed farm laws. The laws were passed in September 2020 essentially deregulated farms from state control and opened the door to new, outside competition.
The success of the farmers’ protests is evidenced in their resolve to peacefully fight for their rights without backing down. As Gerald Celente continues to note, one of the most important elements of protests is to continue with them day after day, night after night, week after week, month after month... however long it takes to win the battle.