LABOR JUSTICE: Farmworkers announce “Fast for Fair Food”

From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Throughout history, the act of fasting has been a show of faith, a form of political protest, a weapon of the powerless. Virtually all the major faiths include long-held traditions of fasting as a spiritual discipline, a way to seek the holy amidst the temporal, through sacrifice and prayer. … Continue reading LABOR JUSTICE: Farmworkers announce “Fast for Fair Food”

LABOR JUSTICE: Groupthink isn’t sustainable

by Ted Coine, Sustainable Business Forum In my last Sustainable Leadership post, I shared a bit about the struggle between migrant tomato pickers, represented by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), and two companies: Trader Joe’s and Publix Supermarkets. Both of these companies are, to various extents, beloved brands that have cultivated reputations as highly … Continue reading LABOR JUSTICE: Groupthink isn’t sustainable