In his new book, Barry Estabrook tells us why the modern factory-farmed tomato in most grocery stores is a poster child for nearly everything that is wrong with industrial agriculture.
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When you buy tomatoes at the local Publix, Ahold, Kroger, or Walmart, you become the last link in a chain that is attached to shackles in south Florida.
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The legacy of the Mexican-American civil rights activist and labor organizer lives on, though many farm workers today still struggle to attain the most basic rights.
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And let's not forget a restaurant company, Chipotle, ...
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Why do I call this modern-day form of slavery and its legal face -- this kind of gross injustice -- the secret of today's imploding economies?
If citizens' having real choice is the heart of democracy -- and no human being chooses to go hungry -- we might ponder: Isn't hunger's very existence proof of a deficit of democracy?
One group is moving ahead with a campaign to pressure corporations to pay a little more (a penny a pound, to be exact) for tomatoes. And they're winning.
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