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Bill Gates is spending money on huge swathes of land, threatening farms and investing...


Bill Gates' recent buying of American farmland is doing more for his bank account than the planet, a new book claims. 

Penned by bestselling journalist Seamus Bruner, the work also asserts the billionaire's investments in fertilizers and plant-based meats are doing little to slow carbon emissions as he claims, and come at the expense of everyday Americans.

A section of the just-released book titled Controligarchs, that hones in on this so-called 'war on farmers' elaborates on these claims.

There, Bruner writes how figures like Gates are monopolizing the nation's food supply with their purchases, paving the way for an at least partial takeover over the country's food system as families like the Rockefellers have done in the past.

Citing the Microsoft founder's recent investments in patented fertilizers, fake meat, and some 270,000 acres of American farmland, Bruner writes how Gates - an outspoken advocate for climate action - will capitalize on his speculations.

'The takeover of the food system, like so many other control schemes in this book, began with the Rockefellers and was advanced by Bill Gates,' Bruner writes in his study of the influence billionaires have over Americans.

 'Like most of their monopolies - from oil to software and eventually biotechnology - the takeover of food is all about controlling the intellectual property of food production through trademarks, copyrights, and patents,' he continues.

He goes on to write about Gates' supposed connection to the Rockefellers through 'the Green Revolution,' a period of great increase in production of food grains in the US during the first half of the 19th century.