Category: Black Politics

A Nasty Swine Flu in China Means Big Trouble for US Farmers

A nearly-empty barn at a pig farm in Jiangjiaqiao village in northern China’s Hebei province, where swine fever is taking its toll.Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo A relentlessly rainy spring and President Donald Trump’s trade war with China aren’t the only forces haunting the Midwest’s corn and soybean farmers. A deadly, highly contagious disease called African swine…