Eggflation is just more price-gouging

Cal-Maine Foods owns every egg brand you’ve ever heard of and its profits are up 65%.

Cory Doctorow

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Humpty Dumpty, smashed and crying at the bottom of a wall. To his left, a tiny Jacobin makes ready to decapitate an aristocrat in a guillotine. The guillotine’s basket is full of eggs.

The very instant that world governments rolled out relief funds so quarantine-shuttered businesses wouldn’t fail and covid-furloughed workers wouldn’t starve, corporate executives started rubbing their forelegs together and planning to raise prices and blame…

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