South Africa Solidarity at the World Social Forum

It’s very exciting to see two very different social movements, of South African Shackdwellers and of Southern Florida tomato pickers, supporting one another in this short video from the US Social Forum.  A short note from the film-makers explains it all, below the fold. Tweet

Slavery in Florida

From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Florida comes this appeal. Click here to do the needful, and see the full appeal below. Tweet

Slow Food, no labour, Nation

Eric Schlosser was one of the heroes on stage at Slow Food Nation here in San Francisco this weekend. He was, relentlessly, the only person who demanded that labour be treated with dignity. His friendly critique of Slow Food Nation is up at, appropriately enough, The Nation. And reposted below… Tweet