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July 14, 2017 | Food, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
When the Wake Forest Law Review decided earlier this year to dedicate an entire issue to the problem of human trafficking, they solicited an article from the CIW on the Fair Food Program and its unique success in preventing forced labor in agriculture.  That article, entitled “... Keep reading »
July 14, 2017 | Food, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
When the Wake Forest Law Review decided earlier this year to dedicate an entire issue to the problem of human trafficking, they solicited an article from the CIW on the Fair Food Program and its unique success in preventing forced labor in agriculture.  That article, entitled “... Keep reading »
July 12, 2017 | Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
On Saturday, June 17th, more than 200 farmworkers and their allies marched on Ben & Jerry's ice cream plant in Vermont. The march marked another turning point in the Milk with Dignity campaign, led by Migrant Justice, which seeks to secure humane treatment for the workers in the famed brand's dairy supply chain. Though Migrant Justice and Ben & Jerry's reached an agreement in principle in... Keep reading »
July 5, 2017 | Health
Human rights are the foundation of the social contract. Yet here, in the richest country on earth, this social contract is broken. Keep reading »
June 27, 2017 | Health
The bill is designed to pay for tax cuts for health care corporations and the wealthy by slashing public spending on health care for poor, working class, and middle class people. It would result in 22 million people losing insurance and tens of thousands of people dying every year. Keep reading »
June 20, 2017 | Health
The GOP's healthcare cuts, which stand to kill tens of thousands of people every year, would never pass through an accountable, participatory public process. Keep reading »