Politics - 13 Jul 2017

Local governments don’t want farmers 

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We told you last week that city governments are ramping up the competition for college graduates.

But they don’t want farmers.

Why? To put it bluntly — college graduates are resources; farmers are costs.

The problem: The central government wants more farmers moving to the cities....


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