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Uber’s Path of Destruction - American Affairs Journal
note footnote 15 -- in the 1980s some cities deregulated taxi service and it failed
cities  fishing  transportation 
5 weeks ago
On the death of my family's dairy farm · Abe Voelker
Before Butz, farming practices were ruled by FDR New Deal-era controls on production, when memories of the Dust Bowl and destruction of the land through overproduction were still vivid. These production controls aimed to smooth out volatility by paying farmers to keep fields fallow in times of overproduction, and to release grain from storage in times of shortages. Farming production was geared toward American consumption, but even with the production controls there was always a surplus of grain to deal with.
agriculture  farming  policy 
march 2019
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