Whip up a food speculation twitterstorm

Banks are earning huge profits from betting on food prices. This drives up global food prices, forcing millions around the world into deeper poverty and hunger. 

On Tuesday 14 January, there’s a crucial opportunity to clamp down on food speculation. EU decision makers are meeting to agree new rules.

Watch this video with three finance experts explaining why we need strong new rules, and take action now.

 

Take action

Negotiators have told us before that public pressure has helped them push for tough regulation so let’s remind them that they need to stand up to the food speculators.

The quickest way to do this is through twitter. Click the button below to send a tweet to the negotiators:

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Just enter your details below (and modify our suggested message too if you like) and we'll send it on to the negotiators on your behalf: