By MARK BITTMAN
The Farm Bill is impenetrable, important and worthy of our outrage.
The critically important Farm Bill  is impenetrably arcane, yet as it worms its way through Congress, Americans who care about justice, health or the environment can parse enough of it to become outraged.
The legislation costs around $100 billion annually, determining policies on matters that are strikingly diverse. Because it affects foreign trade and aid, agricultural and nutritional research, and much more, it has global implications. (MORE)