Labor author and photographer David Bacon wrotes at TruthOut.org:
North Carolina has one of the lowest percentages of union members in the country. Yet in this non-union bastion, thousands of farm workers, some of the country’s least unionized workers, belong to the Farm Labor Organizing Committee. That gives the state a greater [...]
Text published recently at the Huffington Post:
A 2006 study found that El Salvador’s San Sebastian River contains 100,000 times more acid than uncontaminated bodies of water in the same region and levels of poisonous cyanide more than 10 times higher than the maximum allowed by the World Health Organization. In 2006 the Salvadoran [...]
A proposed Pacific trade region may capture an additional $3 trillion in economic output after Canada and Mexico were invited to take part in talks with nine other nations.
A final deal that includes Canada and Mexico would create the U.S.’s largest trade accord, linking its North American Free Trade Agreement partners with eight Pacific-region [...]
Displaced Colombian farmers on the road looking for work in the sugar cane fields of Cauca. A Free Trade Agreement will increase the number of farmers displaced by grain and agricultural dumping from the U.S.
Excerpts from an eye-opening article by David Bacon:
Last week President Obama broke his campaign commitment and put three [...]