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Radical History Review (1 January 1994) 1994 (58): 142–150.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Meta Mendel-Reyes Copyright © 1994 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1994 Remembering Cesar Meta Mendel-Reyes My most indelible memory of Cesar Chavez is the opposite of his public persona as the man who inspired farmworkers...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1994) 1994 (58): 143–150.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Meta Mendel-Reyes Copyright © 1994 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1994 Remembering Cesar Meta Mendel-Reyes My most indelible memory of Cesar Chavez is the opposite of his public persona as the man who inspired farmworkers...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2007) 2007 (97): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2007
... articles on farmworker movements, slavery reparations, and an essay on Hurricane Katrina that appears in Hurricane Katrina, Un-natural Disaster: Reflections and Prospects (2006), edited by John Brown Childs. He was an advisory commit- tee member for the First Annual César Chávez Celebration in...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2005) 2005 (93): 200–216.
Published: 01 October 2005
... vast country to stand up for justice. The Stories How Much Does a Dream Weigh? (September 24, Caldwell, Idaho) That night, outside Caldwell, we gather at Farmway Village, home to a thousand farmworkers and their families, home to a thousand...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2008) 2008 (102): 111–130.
Published: 01 October 2008
... these conditions. For instance, Gómez-Quiñones critically analyzes efforts leading up to and beyond the Chicana/o movement to unionize farmworkers, equalize education, end the Vietnam War, eliminate poverty and rac- ism, and assert community autonomy. Students then read Yolanda Broyles...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 221–225.
Published: 01 October 2018
... photographic image as a key element of storytelling and selling copy. Publishing moguls began to find that visual depictions of the plight of starving farmworkers, immigrants in bread lines, and striking urban laborers could expand the readership and perceived seriousness of their fare. And as vehicles of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2019) 2019 (134): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., as members of the Farmworkers movement, as well as on the charismatic—if at times contentious—leadership of Cesar Chávez and Dolores Huerta. 28 By the 1970s, the grape boycotts not only “tapped into the energy of civil rights organizations, framing the struggle of Mexican American (and Filipinx...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1980) 1980 (23): 140–161.
Published: 01 May 1980
... among its most important supporters, and the farmworkers and small farmers gradually being forced off the land emigrated to find work, sending home remittances which bolstered the balance of payments. In the 1960s and early 197Os, however, an industrial boom occur- red, promoted by a few...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 95–111.
Published: 01 October 2006
... maximization for Valley agribusiness. Growers have fought to maintain a workforce forced to accept low wages. When the workers contest their own poisoning through pesticide drift or the contamination of drinking water with agricultural chemicals they face severe repression. The Valley’s farmworker...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1998) 1998 (72): 58–67.
Published: 01 October 1998
... the United Farmworkers to organize strawberry workers in California.The students were adult workers and they belonged to public sector unions in New York City; most were members of CommunicationsWorkers of America, Local 1180, and AFSCME-District Council 37, which subsidized their tuition...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2005) 2005 (91): 7–12.
Published: 01 January 2005
... farmworkers, asbestos- related illnesses among retired workers, radiological contamination from nuclear bomb-making plants. A benefit showing of Bhopal Express (dir. Mahesh Mathai, 1999), an Indian film about a couple caught up in the disaster, was very successful in highlighting the human cost. When...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 83–99.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Brazil’s northeast as the largest group of severely malnourished and disease- ­ridden people in the Western Hemisphere.”44 More than three hundred thousand farmworkers are seasonal cane cutters in this “Saudi Arabia of biofuels,” according to Patrick McDonnell. And, as he has argued, “by most accounts...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 126–143.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Dorothea Lange, who recorded US laborers as part of political campaigns to improve their working lives. Street argues that Nadel’s work was the most “explicitly political farmworker photographic exposé” of the 1950s and condemned the program as “slavery reincarnated,” noting that his printed photo-essays...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2002) 2002 (84): 138–148.
Published: 01 October 2002
... their learning to meaningful citizenship in a diverse democracy. When doing political projects, students may bring their knowl- edge to their chosen communities. Simultaneously, they learn from all with whom they work—schoolchildren, farmworkers, agency...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2008) 2008 (102): 161–170.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Wobblies, we are like the International Ladies Gar- ment Workers’ Union, and we are like the farmworkers. It was really heartening for them; they really saw themselves as part of that history. At the end of the training, they learned all this stuff that countered what they previously learned. The...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1978) 1978 (17): 181–192.
Published: 01 May 1978
... president at that time. The cmpany hired some new guys, some of them with long hair, and they found a way of coming over to my bench. I was very active in the farmworkers. I was told reds dominated that, too. You know, they've done a hell of a lot to educate...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1989) 1989 (44): 93–107.
Published: 01 May 1989
... movement, as well as Chicana women working for the rights of farmworkers, are other arenas of grassroots activism that need to be recognized. Absolutely central to our understanding of the social movements of this period is black women's history. Black women were the backbone of the Civil...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 127–138.
Published: 01 May 2010
... cultural access for farm communities. For the most part, this attention focused on facilitating farmer’s access to technologies that might ease his and his wife’s work — reducing the drudgery of farmwork by increasing access to new electrically powered farm and household technologies.26 Yet...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2008) 2008 (102): 171–184.
Published: 01 October 2008
... back of the bus,” she exclaims. Without Castro present, students demon- strate their knowledge of history and exhibit self-determination and leadership. Vicki Castro (Tonantzin Esparza) adds to Paula’s idea by reminding the group of the grape boycott led by the farmworker organizer César Chávez...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1986) 1986 (34): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 1986
... ironing for all was done by the female patients. The Hartford Retreat, a private asylum often with considerable numbers of poor State patients, provided gardening (farmwork) or joiners’ shop for men while women knit stockings, made shirts and did domestic duties. lo For those working-class...