Slave Conditions Then And Now In Farm Industry
On this historic day, we feel compelled to share a piece we did a few years ago about the conditions of workers in the farm industry.
We were hopeful things had changed over the years in the living conditions and treatment of farm workers. A friend of ours made us aware of a book called Tomatoland, by Barry Estabrook.
Our award-winning interview with him tells the grim story of what has not changed: LISTEN
Elizabeth Dougherty has been a writer for over 10 years, and holds a Bachelors degree, Magna Cum Laude from NYIT. She has been a talk show host of nearly 300 episodes of radio which air each Saturday morning at 8 on the Business Talk Radio Network nationwide, Saturday afternoons at 4 on flagship WWBA AM820 News, and Sunday mornings at 8 on the Space Coast on WIXC AM1060 News, respectively. You can read her articles and hear previous shows on herpodcastpage on theThe Dougherty Reportwebsite on Twitter at Dougherty Report and onFacebook.