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Trump touts program with dark history status to hundreds of thousands of largely Mexican farm workers."He's only got part of the story," said Mae in the U.S. legally.Hundreds of thousands of farm workers did so, and the deportation effort was conceived as...
Nation and World
Coffee with a conscience

...they produce in a cup," Knight said. "The implementation of sustainable farming practices and ethical treatment of farm workers are also very important to us." The Rookery Cafe carries and brews Stumptown Coffee, which is roasted in nearby Portland...
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...Guinea tribe that still lived in a similar manner to the Stone Age, to Native American rights, to Cesar Chavez and farm worker's rights, to the Inuit and muskox of Nunivak Island, to Rachel Carson ... the list goes on. He is the only person...
Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...fallen Marine.Last year in Ketchikan, Young used a racial slur in a public radio interview when referring to Latino farm workers, and the ethics of his connections with some Washington-based lobbyists have been a source of concern. The House of...
Glenn Bruce Frick

...Colebrook NH to Keene, a Boston Marathon runner, and Eva Frick. In 1945 the family moved west, working as migrant farm workers before buying a small farm in Forest Grove OR. Glenn graduated from Forest Grove High (where he was a champion wrestler...
Peter McKay

...working with rural peoples from Africa to Alaska. For several years he worked with activist Cesar Chavez and Chicano farm workers in central California. As a VISTA volunteer, he set up agricultural co-ops for the production of strawberries...
Inmate makes plaques for elders

...previous record of drug possession. Branlund said he left an abusive home in California at age 12 and became a migrant farm worker with a sixth-grade education. During his months behind bars, he has earned his GED and decided he wants to set an...
PFD trims Alaska's income gap between rich and poor is Alaska's relative shortage of low-paying jobs. "We don't have a lot of migrant farm workers or a huge retail industry or service industry. Yes we have McDonald's and Wal-Mart, but not as many as in other...
Unwelcome herbicide

...significantly higher rates of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It is the eighth most common cause of pesticide illness among farm workers in California. The surfactants which are the substance in Roundup that make it stick to plants have been proven toxic...
Songsmith Eaglesmith

...imaginative pull and resonance of short stories, such as "Carmelita," a song covered by the Cowboy Junkies, about farm workers in Southern Ontario. "Tinderbox," one of his Juno-nominated releases, sprang from a single line in the title...


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