Tag: Labor

From the Green of Vietnam to Toes Painted with Nirvana

Susan Straight They came here because of war, though people might not think of it that way when sitting down […]

The Sinatras of Capitalism

Julia Ingalls On the porch that evening in August 2004, still wearing his plastic ID bracelet from the ER, my […]

The Other “Other” California

Gerald W. Haslam Growing up in an oilfield community at the southern end of the Great Central Valley, I for […]

Migracious Stories: Organize or Die

Fred B. Glass A review essay of Gabriel Thompson, America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth […]

California from a Different Angle

Mike Miller  A review of Fred B. Glass, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement. Oakland: […]

Hanging Out with Cyclists

Noam Shoked Editor’s Note: In 2014, architecture Professor Margaret Crawford and Associate Professor of Art Practice Anne Walsh taught the […]

The Tomato Harvester

In which our author explores this strange, moving, mesmerizing, factory in the field.

Jobs. Good Jobs.

On some level I knew it wasn’t going to work out when the manager of my new job asked me if I could give her a second emergency contact phone number

Framing Farm Labor

Michael Ziser examines the notions of visibility and invisibility, and California’s relationship to twentieth-century visual technologies.