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The Shocking Facts About Our Food System
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, Farm Workers, health, law, media, politics, safety, society )

- 2363 days ago -
We hear of the sweatshops behind our computers, sneakers and other attire--yet the exploitation of farmworkers has become normalized.
Cesar Chavez: A True American Hero
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, Cesar Chavez, children, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, Farm workers, family, freedoms, government, politics, rights, safety, society, unions )

- 2363 days ago -
I hope we can all pause and reflect on the extraordinary life of a true American hero today (March 31). It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed by President Obama...
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, farm workers, South Africa, society, politics, rights, news, culture, government, freedoms, law )

- 2947 days ago -
South African farm workers - especially female labourers - continue to be exploited, despite the existence of national labour laws and regulations designed to protect them.
Tell Chipotle to Have Some "Integrity" and Stand Up for Farmworkers ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, farm workers, integrity, slaves, environment, protection )

- 3321 days ago -
The foil on your thick, juicy Chipotle burrito might be hiding a secret ingredient: slavery. That's because Chipotle refuses to pay the farworkers who pick their produce a living wage and take steps to ensure their suppliers are slave-free.
SB789 Passes CA State Senate on Lobby Day. TAKE ACTION!
Society & Culture  (tags: UFW, Farm Workers, culture, humans, interesting, politics, rights, safety, news, ethics, americans, food, government, politics )

- 3435 days ago -
Tell them to pass SB789, a bill that will give farm workers the power to protect themselves. Please take action today. Help protect the men and women who are in the fields working under the sweltering sun working to put food on our tables...
Join Farm Workers in Lobbying for Basic Rights on the Anniversary of Cesar's Passing:TAKE ACTION!
Society & Culture  (tags: UFW, Farm Workers, Cesar Chavez, culture, society, ethics, news, rights, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, government )

- 3437 days ago -
Join farm workers in lobbying for basic rights on the anniversary of Cesar's passing. More than one hundred farm workers will be in Sacramento this Thursday, April 23--on the 16th anniversary of Cesar Chavez' passing--to lobby to protect themselves...

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