SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture
“We should not be creating a system in which guest workers are exploited and exploitable, and we're basically justifying it by saying, well, they're feeding their families.”
SOURCE: The New Republic
by Jan Dutkiewicz and Gabriel N. Rosenberg
The Biden administration hopes to score political points by making the meat industry more competitive and lowering prices. This is ignoring the horrible costs of cheap meat.
SOURCE: Bloomberg Equality
by Jacqueline Simmons
A host of the Pay Check podcast introduces a new season that will examine her family's history of landholding in Texas as a lens on the historical roots of the black-white wealth gap.
It's difficult to quantify the financial cost to Black Americans of racism and segregation. But the destruction of property and denial of trade by white mobs in Elaine, Arkansas in 1919 was quantified by Ida B. Wells-Barnett; her findings can put the scope of a reparations program into some perspective.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Gabriel N. Rosenberg
The earliest effective government responses to epidemic illness in the United States came not in the context of human health, but in the context of livestock.
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