Farmers in the Netherlands are facing the fight of their lives as their livelihoods hang in the balance over government climate control mandates, and it appears there's no end in sight to their protests.
The farmers are finding all sorts of ways to voice their outrage, holding huge rallies and blocking traffic with their farming equipment and materials.
Dutch Farmers pic.twitter.com/SXc261mTBa
— petrichor (@1e9petrichor) July 12, 2022
You’ll never see this photo of Dutch farmers on your television.
Klaus knows if images like this ever make it to the mainstream media, it will motivate and inspire the whole world, and the Globalists will be done.#DutchFarmersProtest
beachmilk on gab. pic.twitter.com/8xAUENbYjX
— Elsie Stewart (@ElsieSt28881187) July 10, 2022
Some even gathered hundreds of tractors to spell out, "No Farmers, No Food."
Wow! Dutch farmers in Moerdijk with 400 tractors positioned on the lawn to make the inscription visible from above: "No farmers, no food! Help!" pic.twitter.com/30mK8FgXTu
— RadioGenova (@RadioGenova) July 7, 2022
Dutch officials insist they must abide by European rules, while the farmers say restrictions on the use of nitrogen will put them out of business.
Appearing on this week's episode of The Global Lane, former U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Hoekstra says the E.U. mandates could lead to brownouts, and home heating oil and food shortages.