Labor in the Food System

The movement for food justice cannot thrive in a system where food and farm workers are exploited, criminalized and hungry. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Labor in the Food System

O capitalismo em nosso alimento

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Marion Nestle | Jan 24, 2018

Click here to view this Backgrounder in English. Click here to view this Backgrounder in Spanish.   

The Capitalism in our Food

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Marion Nestle | Sep 11, 2017

Click here to view this Backgrounder in Portuguese. Click here to view this Backgrounder in Spanish.  This Backgrounder by Marion Nestle is…

Braceros Organize After One Worker Dies

Blog | David Bacon | Aug 9, 2017

This post by David Bacon is published on his blog, The Reality Check.  A farmworker’s death in the broiling fields…

Cultivating Gender Justice

Cultivating Gender Justice

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | | Mar 29, 2017

Author’s note: Thank you to Tasnim Elboute, Ayana Crawford, McKenna Jacquemet, Matthew Rose-Stark, Erik Hazard, and Jonathan Baldoza for their invaluable and…

Unbroken Connection to the Land

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | David Bacon and Rosalinda Guillén | Feb 8, 2017

The following is the eighth installment in our Dismantling Racism in the Food System series, and is abridged from 2017’s forthcoming book Land Justice:…

Trump Doesn’t Really Want to Stop Immigration

Blog | Erik Hazard | Feb 1, 2017

David Bacon’s recent article “What Trump Can and Can’t Do to Immigrants” concisely articulates US immigration policy’s role within today’s economic…