Thursday, June 18, 2015

The 21st Century "Harvest of Shame": Thousands of Farm Workers Can't Make a Living by David Bacon


Photo courtesy of David Bacon  The home of the family of Alberto Martinez and Rufina Perez, Triqui migrant farm workers, in a plywood shack in the fields outside Hollister, California.

After reading THOUSANDS OF FARM WORKERS CAN'T MAKE A LIVING by David Bacon New America Media, one has to wonder whether things have changed that much for farm labor in the United States since Edward Murrow's famous television documentary "Harvest of Shame" in 1960.


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