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Farm work should be an honored, palatable job for Americans: LA Times

Written by DOUGLASS ADAIR, and published July 10th in the Los Angeles Times:  read the full story here. Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers of America, appeared on “The Colbert Report” on Thursday to invite Americans of all … Continue reading

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Statement from the People’s Movement Assembly on Food Sovereignty, US Social Forum 2010

Republished from the Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative listserve: Statement from the People’s Movement Assembly on Food Sovereignty, US Social Forum 2010 Over a half-century ago, Mahatma Gandhi led a multitude of Indians to the sea to make … Continue reading

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An Ode to Farming: Foreign Policy Slideshow, Photo 9 of 20

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For Young Japanese, It’s Back to the Farm: NYTimes Global Business

YOKOSHIBAHIKARI, Japan: Rural Labor Squad, a government pilot program started recently by Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso’s stimulus plans, has so far helped place more than 2,400 Japanese youth into farming jobs, through a program that: ” (…) stems from … Continue reading

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Workers Without Borders: NYTimes

An op-ed piece by JENNIFER GORDON in today’s NYTimes: Workers without Borders

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