Stephen Franklin is a for­mer labor and work­place reporter for the Chica­go Tri­bune, and the author of Three Strikes: Labor’s Heart­land Loss­es and What They Mean for Work­ing Amer­i­cans.Kris­tine Sherred, Jes­si­ca Vil­lagomez and Zhe­jun Wang are grad­u­ate stu­dents in the Medill School of Jour­nal­ism in the social jus­tice and inves­ti­ga­tion spe­cial­iza­tion. Vil­lagomez is a for­mer In These Times intern.Joseph Bulling­ton is a reporter and a Rur­al Amer­i­ca In These Times intern who grew up in White Sul­phur Springs, Mont.Kari Lyder­son is co-direc­tor of the Social Jus­tice News Nexus and a Chica­go-based reporter, author and jour­nal­ism instruc­tor spe­cial­iz­ing in ener­gy, the envi­ron­ment, labor, pub­lic health and immi­gra­tion issues.
The Visa Loophole That Big Ag Construction Firms Love To Exploit
How hog barn builders are importing labor at low wages and leaving local workers in the dust.