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Farmers on the brink: what’s behind Europe’s spreading protests?

By France24
28 January 2024   |   3:11 am
Their tractors have been bearing down on Europe's capitals. From Berlin to Bucharest, Warsaw to Brussels, farmers venting their fury with margins squeezed by inflation and big distributors who drive down market prices in the name of protecting consumers’ pocketbooks.

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