Cross-post: Ain’t I A Human?

Originally posted on April 26 by Workstrike. Interviewer: Would you agree that’s you’re on the lunatic fringe of the American Negro movement? Malcolm X: “Well I think this, America’s whole situation is a lunatic fringe, any time you have a … Continued

Think Your Summer was Hot? Try Working in the Agricultural Fields of the US.

Much of this country’s food production depends on foreign laborers who come to this country temporarily. The US contracts with other governments to bring workers here to do the “unwanted, unpleasant jobs” that Americans do want to do. These migrants … Continued


United Farm Workers on Colbert: “Take Our Jobs”

United Farm Workers President Arturo S. Rodriguez appeared on “The Colbert Report” on July 8 as part of the national “Take Our Jobs” campaign aimed at recruiting U.S. citizens and legal residents to fill jobs that frequently go to undocumented … Continued


Mother’s Day in Colombia

Did your mom receive a box of chocolates today? Or Maybe a dozen roses? Both of these products are primarily grown and processed outside of the U.S., and both are available to purchase fair-trade. However, most people still opt for … Continued

Pizza Hut Discriminates Against Latino Workers

Pizza Hut’s recent actions are unjustifiable and unacceptable. Pizza Hut has been rapidly firing Latino workers due to Social Security “No Match” letters sent to Pizza Hut by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Some of these workers have been faithful … Continued


Bush Destruction Continues to the Very End

The Bush Administration has revealed devastating changes to an agricultural guestworker program. This program is known as H-2A, and has existed since 1986. It allows for farm owners and agricultural employers to bring in foreign born citizens to work on … Continued