Business & Finance: Grandest Destruction

Deep down in his heart many a pious U. S. farmer firmly believes that the great Drought of 1934 was the work of God, angry at Tugwellian efforts to thwart His bounty. Yet the same God has so far failed to register His displeasure with another program for the willful destruction of natural wealth which, for sheer grandeur in scope and execution, dwarfs anything ever attempted in the U. S. or elsewhere. In three years Brazil's Departamento Nacional do Café has fired, made into fuel briquets or dumped into the deep blue sea 31,500,000...

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