Workplace raids stoke the climate of fear. And that’s the point.

When hundreds of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swooped down on seven poultry processing plants in central Mississippi on Wednesday, it sent up clouds of “smoke and noise," according to Oxfam’s Joi Owens—leaving those behind scrambling to cope and find the truth. The future for many looks grim.

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Our land, our food, our climate crisis

A new UN report links industrial food production and unsustainable land use to the worsening impacts of climate change. Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Google+