Commentary: US food system needs reform

According to the USDA, Americans spend less on food as a percent of their incomes than anyone else in the world.This may seem like a good deal, especially for people who struggle to make ends meet. But, in fact, our cheap food economy is really a crooked one, with family farmers and food system workers underwriting a system that disproportionately benefits corporations.The COVID-19 pandemic has brought this into focus more than ever, by highlighting how the system cheats rural and urban working people out of a decent life.Mario Ramirez, the lead organizer of the Voces de la Frontera Essential …

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