[Marxism] The Oppression of Migrant Workers on Canadian Farms

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 17:08:29 MDT 2008


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SOCIALIST VOICE
Marxist Perspectives for the 21st Century
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HARVEST OF INJUSTICE:
THE OPPRESSION OF MIGRANT WORKERS ON CANADIAN FARMS,
by Adriana Paz

"the most powerful and hopeful lessons came from the migrant farm workers
themselves, who through the years have been resisting with admirable courage
and dignity their "*patrones*" (bosses), both in their farms and the
consular offices, where officials are often from the employer's side. They
do this sometimes silently and sometimes loudly, accompanied by external
supporters or just by themselves. They demand the right to be human beings,
not just the "economic units" that global capital needs them to be."

Read the full article at < http://www.socialistvoice.ca/?p=301>



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