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Extreme measures

News analysis | China turns to Russia for food as Democrats turn to extreme rhetoric on abortion
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/11/19, 01:14 pm

China last year was home to 440 million pigs, 57 percent of the world’s porcine total. As African swine fever—fatal for pigs, not transferable to humans—spread in early June, millions died. Farmers slaughtered millions more, hoping for sales before the highly contagious disease hit. Some say half of all pigs will die, and that’s particularly bad news in China, where more than half of all meat consumed is pork. The government even maintains a strategic pork reserve.  

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Crêts-en-Belledonne

Quick Takes

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by The Editors
Posted 5/23/19, 02:40 pm

Acting like animals

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Quotables

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by The Editors
Posted 5/23/19, 02:25 pm

‘We’ll take AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves.’

TV host Rachel Campos-Duffy, wife of U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., on becoming pregnant with the couple’s ninth child. U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., earlier this year questioned whether it was moral for people to have children because of the supposed impact on the climate.


 

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