March 4, 2016 -
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is escalating its battle over the fast-food chain's refusal to participate in a program to protect farmworkers' human rights: It's declaring a national boycott and launching a protest tour with marches outside the company chairman's homes in Manhattan and Palm Beach, Florida.
October 15, 2015 -
The Georgia-based Federation of Southern Cooperatives is the domestic winner of this year's Food Sovereignty Prize, which honors grassroots activists working for a more democratic food system.
October 8, 2015 -
From Appalachia to the Deep South, organizations are building local and regional food systems to boost rural economies and improve community health.
November 17, 2008 -
The identity of the woman murdered last week during a Ku Klux Klan initiation ritual in rural Louisiana has been revealed.
October 24, 2008 -
The federal appeals court in Atlanta today stayed the execution of Troy Davis, who was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection Monday evening.
October 22, 2008 -
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is embroiled in a controversy again over dangerous formaldehyde levels in housing provided to disaster victims.
October 21, 2008 -
This marks the 10th year since the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement were presented to the United Nations.