David Bacon is a California writer and photojournalist; his latest book is In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del Norte (University of California / El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2017).
While Washington state agencies reduce farmworker pay and find employers faultless for a death in the fields, Trump and congressional Republicans back proposals to turn farmworking into permanent indentured servitude.David BaconAug 15, 2018
But advocates want detainees freed, not sent to for-profit jailsDavid BaconJul 18, 2018
A Salinas grower and the union bet that a new contract will become an alternative to employing guest workers.David BaconJul 11, 2018
Guest farm workers face exploitation, dangerous conditions.David BaconJun 08, 2018
In California, labor has long protected its immigrant members—and now, it’s defending non-members as well.David BaconFeb 13, 2018