Argentine Vegetable Oil Workers Win Big Raises With Coordinated Strike

By Julia Soul and Ernesto Torres, Labor Notes. -

Argentina’s vegetable oil workers ended 2020 on a high note, with a triumphant 21-day national strike for higher wages. They were pushing to make the minimum wage a living wage, as the [...]

The Largest Strike In Human History

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Radhakrishnan explains why farmers are rising up, how they are organized, and how the neoliberal government of Narendra Modi has responded to the movement. Just one day after this interview, [...]

Farmers’ Parade Takes Center Stage On India’s Republic Day

By People's Dispatch. -

New Delhi, India - January 26, the day India became a Republic, is traditionally celebrated at Rajpath — the road from the India Gate to the President’s residence — in New Delhi. The ceremony [...]

Will The Supreme Court Overrule Farmworker Union Rights?

By David Bacon, Labor Notes. -

Not long before Donald Trump’s election in 2016, the Pacific Legal Foundation filed suit against California’s farmworker access rule in federal court on behalf of two companies—Cedar Point [...]

The Biosecurity Myth That Is Destroying Small Farming

By Lucile Leclair, Counterpunch. -

Chen Yun’s pigs stopped eating, then developed a fever. Within a week, all 10,000 on his farm in Jiangxi, in southeast China, had died of African swine fever (ASF). In 2018-19 the virus affected [...]

Agribusiness Interests Hijack 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

By Anuradha Mittal, In Depth News. -

Oakland, CA -This World Food Day (October 16) amidst the ongoing pandemic and the devastating impact of the climate crisis, a Food Systems Summit is being planned a year from now by the United [...]

Nebraska: Working To Break Up Meat Monopolies

By Brianna Baker, Grist. -

While most of us have recently witnessed empty shelves and higher price tags from the aisles of our local supermarkets, 2019 Fixer Graham Christensen has been fighting for solutions to our [...]

Community-Based Farms Rise To The Occasion As Big Food Supply Chains Stall

By Elizabeth Henderson, Independent Media Institute. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep craters in the U.S. food supply chain. Dairies that supply milk and food products to restaurants have had the heartbreaking task of dumping millions of [...]

Day Of Reckoning Dawns For Industrial Livestock Farms

By Mark Heller, E and E News. -

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing livestock farms and grocery stores to consider whether the meat industry is primed for a new way of doing business. Critics of industrial-scale livestock [...]

Days Of Revolt: Company Town

By Chris Hedges, www.therealnews.com -

By Chris Hedges. Welcome to Days of Revolt. We're filming this segment in New York City, and we're going to be discussing the effects of the agricul--the agricultural corporations, in particular [...]

Wine ‘Goliath’ Bullies ‘David’ Egg Seller

By Shepherd Bliss, www.popularresistance.org -

By Shepherd Bliss. Sonoma County, CA - It’s a classic Goliath vs. David story, with Sonoma County’s powerful wine industry as Goliath. Their high-paid lobbyists and marketers re-branded this [...]