German farmers protest – level 1

19-01-2024 07:00

Farmers protest in Berlin. About 30,000 people stop the city center. These people are not only farmers but also people from fishing or gastronomy.

Why do these people protest? The government stops money help for farming fuel. This is bad news for farmers. Some farmers will have trouble with money. They may end their business. There are other problems, too, for example, high prices of electricity or bureaucracy.

The protesters want everyone to know farmers are important. Some want a new government.

Difficult words: gastronomy (cooking and eating food), fuel (oil, gas, or coal), bureaucracy (when there are many government officials and they follow rules strictly).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What issues are the farmers protesting about and why do they feel it is important for others to know?


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