Price Extremes Are a Great Springboard for Public Education

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Opinion

It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago, people in some countries were rioting over the rising price of grain. Production was low and competition was increasing. Natural disasters or some other phenomena had cut into supply, while biofuels and renewable fuel sources that use grain as a feedstock were starting to gain steam. Zealots and end-of-time merchants were gaining steam too.  For example, some anti-technology groups stood on soapboxes to chide bio-fuel and bio-product supporters for what they said was taking food out of peoples’ mouths, by using land to grow renewable fuel feedstocks and bio-product raw…

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