Hey Farmers of NZ.
How are things?
Look, just wanted to touch base because I’m a tad confused about something.
Walk me through why you get all so pissy and shitty at the Left again?
Like I get the Left are not happy with you over your abuse of our water and pollution of our water and theft of our water and your climate creating gases that you point blank refuse to do anything meaningful about. I get that the Left are critical over your enormous political power and how synthetic milk and meat will utterly destroy your industry, I get all of that, but what Mungo no understand is where the Christ you all get off hating on the left.
Because from where I’m sitting, it’s YOUR National Party scumbags and corporate Bank wankers who have fucked you all good and proper, NOT the Left!
The disastrous impact of banks selling risky financial derivatives to farmers is still being felt in rural communities more than a decade later. How did it happen and how can we stop banks doing it again?
Your political party, the National Party, conned you all into believing John Key’s pump and dump economic policy and tricked you into dairy intensification for China while you were pressured into taking on enormous amounts of debt by the banks and when that China fantasy popped, you’ve all been left with that enormous debt, Fonterra melting down and depression levels that make you suicidal AND THAT’S ALL THE LEFT’S PROBLEM???
If you are incandescent with rage over how you were conned by National into dairy intensification, then maybe you should be taking that out on your lying and deceitful National Party MPs, and not the Left!
The Left are simply requiring you to stop polluting and stealing the water for that intensification and let’s not forget that YOUR Party, the National Party, sold off 49% of our hydro assets to fund you a $400million irrigation slush fund for that intensification so the Left owe you jack shit.
The position you’ve been tricked into isn’t the Left’s fault, it is YOUR National Party MPs who deserve the rage. Take your anger and put it where it deserves to go, your own scumbag National Party MPs and wanker Banks who have trapped you in a spiral of debt.
As the political landscape becomes warped by identity politics and the working classes of the West turn against globalisation, the left/right dichotomy is in flux.
What I see here is an opportunity for the NZ Left to make gains with the Farming industry. As climate change impacts destroy the agricultural calendar and synthetic milk and meat snap the spine of the farming industry, they will be left high and dry with enormous debt and no way to service it. Foreign speculators will be lining up to buy our rich productive land and if we want to avoid that and build new political alliances, the Left should be ready with a bail out package that takes on the debt IF Farmers move away from dairy intensification and plant forests and hemp instead.
There is no point our farmers feeding 40million people, with the coming climate crisis, we need to feed NZers first, no one else.
Farmers, you are are crucial to our survival in the coming climate catastrophe, but you’ve been damaged by your own political leaders and shat upon by the Banks. Your future is with a protectionist Government, not a free market one.