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  • Brexit Needs ‘Big Loaf’ Economics

    Brexit Needs ‘Big Loaf’ Economics

    David Cowan | | Agriculture
    Free trade has always championed people who are ‘just about managing’. In the nineteenth century, free-traders reduced food tariffs in order to provide a ‘big loaf’, namely cheaper bread, for working class consumers, while protectionist policies raised food prices. Today’s Brexit debate sees a similar split between free-traders and protectionists.On ...