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David Bacon

Everyone carried flags with the union’s black eagle—some adding “Arizona” or the name of some other state they’d arrived from. The United Fruit Workers organized a march from Delano to Sacramento to show that their union was very much alive. Read more

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Trump promises to increase soy exports to China—but if the deal goes through, only corporate interests will benefit. Read more

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Jeremy Buckingham

The Democratic midterm take-over of the House means a renewed chance for policies that don’t take food assistance away from children or drive more birds toward extinction. Read more

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In America’s farm country, the fear is palpable. We need a new model of agriculture, and fortunately, one exists. Read more

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Trinity Kubassek

If you love meat, keep reading. Read more

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If Trump really wants to earn farmers’ trust, then his administration needs to seriously work on legislation that ensures them a fair price that covers their cost of production. Read more

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Rebecca Vallas of the Center for American Progress speaks on how a Republican Farm Bill proposal collapsed under the weight of it’s own cruelty. Read more

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An ideal film to open over Labor Day weekend, Dolores is a stand-up-and-cheer biopic about one of the American left’s iconic heroes, Dolores Huerta. Read more

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Communities say harmful chemicals used on potatoes sold to McDonald's have caused years of health effects. Read more

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Soaring college costs force many to go without food or seek government assistance. Read more

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The industry is tarring public health advocates and reporters as anti-science for raising issues the public needs to understand. That should worry us all. Read more

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WESLEY BATES

Farming, because of the uniqueness and fragility of each one of the world’s myriad of small places, has to involve a creaturely affection and care. What does that look like? The remarkable novelist, critic, and poet Wendell Berry has ideas. Read more

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When disenfranchised people have their dignity and independence restored, the community is better served. Read more

Dispatches

The cuisine of New York’s most diverse borough can be found on the streets—where there’s a struggle going on for economic justice. Read more

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Problems with lead extend well beyond Flint Read more

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Desperate times prompt dubious alliances. Read more

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Labor leader, civil rights activist, feminist, and living legend. Read more

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Novella has grown lettuce for the Black Panthers, dumpster dived gourmet restaurants to feed her pigs, and lived for an entire month on what she produced on a vacant lot in downtown Oakland. Read more

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"You want to screw up your economy? Screw up your government." Read more

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