Drought in northern China has reduced the winter wheat crop, raising food prices and contributing to inflation. China is concerned less about food shortages than about political unrest. Frost near Beijing has also fed alarm. China has enough foreign exchange to import food, if it’s available. GR
In the wake of reactionary rulings by the Supreme Court that seized a woman’s right to abortion after the Justices had unleashed potentially lethal freedoms to gun owners, one can only shudder at the prospect of the court’s upcoming decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).