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The High Cost of Cheap Labor

By Brian Barth on February 21, 2017 From Modern Farmer At least half of all farmworkers in the United States are undocumented Mexican immigrants. And “documentation” often dictates inclusion in a guest-worker program that’s been compared to slavery. Americans avoid these jobs, yet elected a president who promised mass deportation. There’s a crisis brewing in … Continue reading

Today/Conversation with the Bolivia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Choquehuanca‏

EL PROCESO DE CAMBIO EN BOLIVIA, LATINO AMERICA Y EL VIVIR BIEN Conversacíon con El Hermano David Choquehuanca Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Plurinacional de Bolivia THE PROCESS OF CHANGE IN BOLIVIA, LATIN AMERICA & LIVE WELL Conversation with our Brother David Choquehuanca Foreign Minister of the Plurinational Republic of Bolivia Donde/Where SEIU … Continue reading

Campesino Leader Assassinated in Carabobo State, Authorities Blame Landowners

  Caracas, 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan campesino leader Roberto Carrera was shot dead in northwestern Carabobo State on Saturday. He is the latest victim of assassins hired by large landowners to put down demands for agrarian reform, according to national authorities. The 36-year champion of campesino land rights died Saturday morning after being shot three … Continue reading

Spring-Break-March Delegation to Venezuela: The Revolution Continues!

March 2015 Delegation to Venezuela: Come with us to learn about human development in Venezuela: education, community based organizations, and the efforts at achieving food sovereignty. March 22-29 While the mainstream media speculates about the future of the Bolivarian Revolution since the passing of Hugo Chavez, for the Venezuelan popular sectors, there is no turning … Continue reading

The People of Latin America Lost a Leader and a Builder of Ideas!

The People of Latin America Lost a Leader and a Builder of Ideas! The death of Hugo Chávez represents an irreparable loss to all the peoples of Latin America. His humble origins, his path as a military nationalist and his unwavering commitment to the project of the freedom of the Venezuelan people, turned him into … Continue reading

Venezuelan Indigenous Yukpa Leader Sabino Romero Assassinated

Venezuelan Indigenous Yukpa Leader Sabino Romero Assassinated Mar 4th 2013, by Ewan Robertson/ Venezuelanalysis, Aporrea, VTV. Yukpa Chief Sabino Romero, an indigenous and land rights activist, was assassinated on Sunday night (Photo by aporrea.org) Mérida, 4th March 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Indigenous Yupka chief and land rights activist Sabino Romero has been assassinated in an act … Continue reading

Farmers of the world in Tunis

Farmers of the world at the World Social Forum in Tunis: “Stop Land Grabbing, reject GMO seeds, and develop food Sovereignty!” La Via Campesina media advisory From March 26 to 30, the International peasant´s movement La Via Campesina will be at the World Social Forum, in Tunis – capital city of Tunisia. More than 50 … Continue reading

Latin American rural groups urge united action against capital

Latin American rural groups urge united action against capital Posted on November 13, 2012 Peasant communities, indigenous peoples and afro-descendants are today the greatest bastion of rebellion and resistance across the world. Against the looting by capital and empire! For land and sovereignty of our peoples! No socialism without feminism! In the last week of … Continue reading

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