Felicia Mello is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Salon and
The Los Angeles Times Magazine.
The US guest-worker program has locked thousands in a modern-day form of indentured servitude.
A labor organizer was beaten to death after exposing exploitative labor practices in the United States and Mexico.
The organic label means your food is pesticide-free, but an
investigation into California farms reveals that the label means nothing but
pain for the workers who produced it.