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A question you can always ask in this context: Why are these special interests better at pushing their policy through than other, competing special interests?
by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Wed Oct 31st, 2007 at 09:37:21 AM EST
I am guessing, but special interests are well-established, very fluid and well-connected, as in overlapping boards and trade associations.  Industrial farming is wide and deep into many other industries, while energy companies have been trying to diversify and playing the ´green´ card for many years.

Ag, ag, agrofuels.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Thu Nov 1st, 2007 at 04:33:13 PM EST
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