The food on our tables– sweet potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, chicken, pork and more — come from hands tied to a cycle of repression and injustice. Supporting that is a variety of indirectly connected societal behaviors. Among them: consumer choices, discriminatory legal policies and community prejudice.
Posts Tagged ‘migrant farmworkers’
One hundred and three farmworkers were interviewed last year for a report released in September by OxFam America and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC). The report, “A state of fear: Human rights abuses in North Carolina’s tobacco industry,” brings an adamant argument to the table that human rights abuses exist in NC’s top industry. The [...]