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Death on the Farms

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On December 29, 2020

I’ve long written about working and living conditions in American agriculture. Like with everything else, COVID-19 has only exacerbated the inequality being farmworkers and consumers. The terrib

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COVID and Child Labor

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On November 17, 2020
That farm labor gets such a tiny amount of attention even from liberals is quite distressing. But the exploitation of these workers needs continued publicity through whatever megaphones we may have. With COVID, everything has gotten worse for these workers and that very much includes their children. Throughout this year’s agricultural season, migrant farmworkers have […]
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Farmworkers and Sexual Violence

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On December 22, 2017
The recent emphasis on sexual assault and sexual harassment has focused on elite institutions. That’s fine–when elites get away with it, that makes it easier than everyone else. It is worth noting that the New York Times has become such a rotten institution that since in the post-Weinstein world, it is the only institution to […]
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