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.
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.
A powerful industry is making workers choose between their lives and their jobs.
We will always play catch-up with these wily viruses if we continue our all-out war on the environment.
Urban billionaires are trotting out the tractors and overalls in a bizarre effort to roll back their taxes.
Gambling with the nation’s food safety isn’t a sound way to rein in government spending.
The best way to prevent outbreaks of this magnitude is to encourage smaller and regionally dispersed production.
The sugary foods industry and USDA are joined at the hip.
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.
They’re only compassionate when it comes to rich white folks.
If I sound a little more dispirited than usual, it’s because I am.