United Farm Workers stand up to Trump -- SIGN ON!
From United Farm Workers: "The Trump administration is trying to cut minimum wages for the essential farm workers keeping our domestic food supply functioning."
|Millions of us are sheltering in place to avoid exposure to the coronavirus. Farm work can't be done remotely and we all need to eat. During a crisis, rather than trying to cut costs by oppressing the poorest, we need to place value on the people risking so much to feed us. Please sign on now.|
"Within hours of this story breaking, Kamala Harris took to Twitter to condemn it as "inexcusable" and said "They deserve a raise -- not a pay cut." Elizabeth Warren tweeted: "This is shameful. Make no mistake: We will fight for farmworkers with everything we've got." Join us and let's fight with everything we've got.""
And on a more positive note, article from the Guardian with some interesting and inspiring language around food systems transformation: The Covid-19 pandemic shows we must transform the global food system -- Our global, profit-driven, meat-centered food system is making us sick. We need a radical rethink