Monday Demonstration in Europe to reclaim right to seeds

La Via Campesina mobilized European farmers to demonstrate in front of the European Parliament on Monday. Please read their press release here or an excerpt below: “Farmers mobilize in Brussels: “Reclaiming peasants’ rights over our own seeds” Published on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 01:34 (Brussels, 20 January 2014) At the start of the year devoted to[…]

Walmart Broke Law; named in Massive Wage Theft Lawsuit

As Federal Labor Board Confirms Walmart Broke the Law and California Court Names Walmart in Massive Wage Theft Lawsuit, OUR WALMART, SUPPLY CHAIN AND WAREHOUSE WORKERS RENEW CALLS FOR IMPROVING JOBS AT WALMART Group Calls Walmart’s Sign on to Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program a Win for Workers; Demands Company Do More to[…]

Dairy leader’s letter on fair milk prices sent to Ag Committees

To: Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chair of the Senate Ag Committee, Senator Thad Cochran, Minority Chair of the Senate Ag Committee Rep. Frank Lucas; Chair; House Ag Committee Rep. Colin Peterson, Minority Chair; House Ag Committee                                                                                                                                                        January 10, 2014 Dear Agriculture Leaders:   I fully believe it’s time you bring closure to the[…]