“Whatever talent you have, put that to work,” says Jim Hightower while discussing organizing for a better food system and combating corporate consolidation.
A ‘Game Changer’ Law May Help Black Farmers Secure Threatened Land Legacies
Resolving heirs’ property could help families generate value and address the U.S. racial wealth gap.
Farm Workers Organizations Demand Protections As Essential Workers
Farm worker organizations and their allies are working to support farmer workers’ protection, rights, and respect as essential workers.
How the 2020 Election Will Impact Food, Agriculture, and Labor in the U.S.
Local elections and ballot measures in the 2020 election have implications for policies in food, agriculture, and labor policies in the United States.
Student Activists Lead Grassroots Movement to Ban Synthetic Herbicides
In response to thousands of claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the multinational corporation Bayer announced a new legal settlement. But according to student-led organization Herbicide-Free Campus, Bayer’s proposal falls short of protecting public health.
U.S. Fishers Urge Congress to Aid Small Operations Affected by COVID-19
A coalition of over 200 U.S. fishers and seafood industry groups is working to increase federal aid for fishing operations impacted by COVID-19.