Spanish Farmers Join the European Agricultural Revolt – Promised Concessions by the EU Have Not Stopped the Movement

Spanish Farmers Join the European Agricultural Revolt – Promised Concessions by the EU Have Not Stopped the Movement

The old continent is in a trance ahead of the June European Parliament elections, that are poised to give populist, right wingers more power than ever.

Add to that the fact that farmers are staging unprecedented protests all across the continent, from east to west, from north to south.

Read: GERMAN STANDSTILL – Major Farmers’ Protest and Railway Strike Freeze Europe’s Powerhouse – Rightwing AfD Surging on Polls, on the Verge of Gaining Power

A non-exhausting list would include France, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Portugal, Greece, Ireland, Italy, now Spain, and of course Belgium – with farmers converging to Brussels to protest in front of the European Parliament.

Such a threat to the Brussels bureaucracy it poises that Commission President Ursula von der Leyen appeared to cave big time to some of the farmers’ demands.

You can read about that in EU FOLDS, FARMERS WIN: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Will Scrap Green ‘Sustainable Use Regulation’ Aiming To Halve Fertilizer Usage.

But meanwhile, the farmer revolt is still spreading like wild fire – now in Spain.

Spanish farmers today (6) blocked traffic on several highways and burned tires.

Read: PARIS UNDER SIEGE: Farmers Block All Highways to the City – Security Forces on High Alert – Minister Vows ‘No Tractor Will Enter the Capital’ (VIDEOS)

They join other European countries in protesting against high costs, bureaucracy, competition from non-EU nations and – MSM loves to forget that – the failed, crippling ‘green’ regulations.

Protesting farmers converged on Brussels.

Reuters reported:

“‘With different shades, in the whole of the EU, we have the same problems’, Donaciano Dujo, vice president of ASAJA, one the largest farmers associations in Spain, told national broadcaster TVE.

ASAJA and other associations had called for protests from Thursday, but many farmers took to the roads with their tractors on Tuesday, snarling traffic throughout the country from Seville and Granada in the south up to Girona near the French border, traffic authorities said.”

Read: ‘Le Petit Roi’: Protesting French Farmers Cook Sausages in Open Fires – Revolt Spreads to Brussels During EU Summit

As it is the case everywhere else, authorities are scrambling to make some sort of concession to appease them.

“Spain’s Agriculture Ministry announced on Tuesday it would distribute an extra 269 million euros ($289 million) in aid to nearly 140,000 farmers to help alleviate the impact of the long-running drought and the war in Ukraine.”

Read: TWO POLANDS: Farmers From ‘Solidarity’ Union Call For General Strike, Blockage of Ukraine Border – Globalist PM Tusk Bows to Brussels and Failed Climate Policies

14 highways in the regions of Catalonia, Andalusia, Castille-La Mancha and Valencia were blockaded.

“Farmers say demanding rules imposed on them by the EU to protect the environment make them less competitive than peers in other regions, such as Latin America or non-EU Europe.

‘We spend more time dealing with paperwork than in the field’, farmer Eva Garcia told Reuters in the northern city of Vitoria, adding that the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy was ‘choking us’.”

Read more:

Peter Sweden: IT’S SPREADING – Massive Farmers Protest in Germany (Video)

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Author: Paul Serran