čtvrtek 2. prosince 2010

Eleven years ago, beginning on November 30, 1999, a public uprising shut down the World Trade Organization and occupied downtown Seattle.

That same week in 1999, three thousand miles away in Immokalee, Florida, farmworkers carried out a five day general strike against abusive growers paying starvation wages. Two weeks ago, on November 16, 2010 those same growers – the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange representing 90 percent of the industry – publicly agreed to every one of the farmworkers “Fair Food” demands.

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