On May 12, 1933, the Agricultural Adjustment Act went into effect. AAA would have a dramatic and permanent transformation on the history of farm labor in America. Whether this was.
Company housing for Mexican cotton pickers on a large ranch in Corcoran, California, 1940
A waiter sets up a table in the outdoor dining area on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in which Gov. Gavin Newsom, who later called it a "bad mistake," attended a.
I talk frequently here about the horrible conditions of farmworkers, so I am happy to be able to highlight the paintings of Narsiso Martinez, a former farmworker himself who now.
Among the people most impacted by climate change are farmworkers. That a worker died in the recent Northwest heat wave is entirely expected. Sebastian Francisco Perez, a Guatemalan immigrant to.
Cesar Chavez, the head of the United Farm Workers Union, calls for the resignation of Walter Kintz, the first legal counsel for the state Agriculture Labor Relations Board, in Sacramento,.
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 terrible, crowded, dirty, poisonous.
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.