Nov 23, 2022
A delegation of farm workers lobbied Congress ahead of the holiday weekend to pass legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for thousands of workers who provide the food for our tables.
Feb 1, 2021
In the new political landscape, poultry workers have already managed to scuttle a Trump administration reform that would’ve made their jobs even more dangerous.
May 1, 2020
A powerful industry is making workers choose between their lives and their jobs.
Apr 16, 2020
We will always play catch-up with these wily viruses if we continue our all-out war on the environment.
Jul 27, 2017
Urban billionaires are trotting out the tractors and overalls in a bizarre effort to roll back their taxes.
Jun 13, 2011
Gambling with the nation’s food safety isn’t a sound way to rein in government spending.
Sep 6, 2010
The best way to prevent outbreaks of this magnitude is to encourage smaller and regionally dispersed production.
Aug 23, 2010
The sugary foods industry and USDA are joined at the hip.
Aug 9, 2010
While pundits and politicos were vilifying Shirley Sherrod for an act of discrimination that didn’t occur, Senate Republicans cut the payments for thousands of official acts of actual discrimination against African-American farmers.
Aug 9, 2010
They’re only compassionate when it comes to rich white folks.
Aug 2, 2010
If I sound a little more dispirited than usual, it’s because I am.