Bill Gates Is Buying Up American Farmland. But Why? – The New American

Still, the land purchases are surely mere investments — as the proverb goes, “they aren’t making any more land.”But the idea that large investors are buying up vast tracts of American farmland does ring some civilization-level alarm bells that hearken back to the fall of an earlier empire: that of the Romans. There’s nothing new under the sun and, in fact, the same phenomenon of land consolidation under huge landowners began to raise red flags in the early Roman Empire. In his Natural History, Pliny the Elder registered his concerns about the prospect of just a few landowners owning the vast majority of the empire’s productive farmland:

Source: Bill Ghttps://youtu.be/VmOJEPVLUlQates Is Buying Up American Farmland. But Why? – The New American

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