Browsing the "agribusiness" Tag

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How the admin chickened out on protecting farmers

I’m sure you’ve heard horror stories about the abusive way this country raises its chickens, cows, and pigs. But I’ll bet you didn’t realize there’s another species that’s victimized almost as much as the animals: The humans who raise them, who are caged and penned in by huge agribusiness almost as badly as the animals. […]

December 4th

Agribusiness Trying to Pit Fishermen Against Each Other

For years, agribusiness in California has tried to paint any conservation efforts as “fish vs people”. Now, they’re trying to pit different groups of fishermen against each other to further fragment opposition to unrestricted water use for big farms. In an apparent attempt to pit river salmon enthusiasts against reservoir kokanee and trout anglers, California’s […]

January 24th