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Migrant Farmworkers

I Say Tomahto, You Say Exploitation

Raj Patel | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Raj Patel

What's the quickest way to get thrown out of a Publix supermarket? Is it a) to run naked through the aisles, b) to point and yell 'horsemeat!' at the deli counter or c) to query the manager about whether workers picking tomatoes are treated as well as she'd like. In my case, it was option c).

Jason Cherkis

U.S. Promotes 'Slave-Master' Hold On Migrant Workers, Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Caitlin Berberich, managing attorney with the Southern Migrant Legal Services, a project of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, said that when pa...

Going Undercover in the Belly of Our Beastly Food Chain

Kerry Trueman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Kerry Trueman

From the fields of California's Central Valley to the produce aisle of a Michigan Walmart, and lastly, the kitchen of a Brooklyn Applebee's, Tracie McMillan gives a firsthand account of the long hours, lousy wages and difficult conditions that are par for the course in these places.