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Sun May 29, 2016, 06:08 PM

Yesterday a farmworker in tears said "We love you Bernie, we really do". Here's why.

They don’t mention the real issues that affect out lives on MSM or Google News.

Not only in Flint: Bakersfield and Kern County water is poisoned by nitrates and fracking. The people can’t drink it but have to pay for it anyway.

Farmworkers who pick berries for the Driscoll company all up and down the west coast in the USA and Mexico, from Washington state through California and Baja California, are striking against subhuman wages and treatment. They want us to Boycott Driscoll, they want Costco and Whole Foods to stop carrying their products.

Although farm work exposes thousands to pesticides and injuries, clinics and services to workers are being slashed. In some cases the employers force workers to report to company doctors. These “doctors” send injured workers back to the fields, telling them there’s nothing wrong with them.

This is real life and issues that are important to Californians, farmworkers, and rural communities across the west coast.


http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/05/29/1532300/-Yesterday-a-farmworker-in-tears-said-We-love-you-Bernie-we-really-do-Here-s-why

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Sun May 29, 2016, 06:21 PM

1. He's their Cesar Chavez. They lead a very hard life in the midst of

 

The embarrassing riches of California. We took their land then employed them as nigh slaves. One of the darker periods of history.

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