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).
A Bush administration proposal would have resulted in mass firings of workers just in time for Christmas. But an effort by the labor and immigration movements has led courts to intervene and halt the plan -- for now.David BaconSep 10, 2007
Congress's failure to pass immigration reform legislation is being used to crack down on undocumented immigrants in several states.David BaconJul 23, 2007
Why Iraqi oil workers oppose the much- vaunted oil law. PLUS: TAP talks to Iraqi union leaders, and an accompanying photo essay.David BaconJul 03, 2007
TAP talks to Faleh Abood Umara, general secretary of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions, and Hashmeya Muhsin Hussein, president of the Electrical Workers Union of Iraq.David BaconJul 02, 2007
Why we won't be able to enact true immigration reforms until we re-examine our trade policies.David BaconJun 07, 2007