Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Big Agriculture

Bernie Sanders plans to take on Big Ag and end agri-business...

"What you want, and what I want, are more family farms in America, not more factory farms."

Berry farmers break free from Big Agriculture

These farmworkers created an organic co-op that guarantees fair wages and healthy working conditions while preserving indigenous heritage.

In blow to Monsanto, India’s top court upholds decision that seeds...

"The Earth will win. Seed will win, Monsanto will lose."

In the water-scarce Southwest, an ancient irrigation system disrupts big agriculture

In New Mexico and Colorado, the “acequia” is more than just democratic water distribution – it is at the center of Southwest culture.

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."