united farm workers
January 28, 2015 -
As the cries of "what part of illegal don't you understand" escalate, Aviva Chomsky reminds us that the concept of illegal immigration only came into existence 50 years ago.
February 28, 2014 -
Historically speaking, African Americans have often connected questions of self-determination and equality at home with the fates of oppressed people in Latin America, Africa, and the Global South generally.
August 13, 2012 -
When the CIO launched a campaign to organize Southern workers in 1946, the region's elite fought back by exploiting fears about race and communism -- and fear remains the biggest obstacle to organizing today, as the UAW's campaign to unionize Nissan's Canton, Miss. plant shows.
April 26, 2012 -
The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance has stopped anti-immigrant legislation in one of the most conservative states by bringing together African Americans, immigrants and labor.
March 30, 2012 -
As Florida's tomato pickers turn their attention to grocery chains, they're training farmworkers to form committees and stand up for themselves on the job -- and reporting notable success.
July 29, 2011 -
By Joe Atkins, Labor South