In this final segment, Larry Kleinman eloquently speaks to the fundamental goal necessary to create a truly sustainable society.
In Part 5, we continue our interview with Larry Kleinman, of the Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United (PCUN), who shares his perspective on the struggles that farm workers face, and the important role that unions play historically, and today. According to the most recent USDA Economic Research Service Farm (2008) report, farm workers face an [...]
As the national unemployment rate continues to hover around 10%, with 15 million people out of work, few Americans seem interested in farm worker jobs. In this segment, Larry Kleinman decries the notion that immigrants, and undocumented farm workers that comprise most of the farm labor force, are taking away desired jobs from U.S. citizens. [...]