’I Am Not A Tractor!’ Inside Farmworkers’ Fight For Fair Treatment | WBEZ
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'I Am Not A Tractor!' Inside Farmworkers' Fight For Fair Treatment

Think of the fast food you've eaten in your life. How many tomatoes have you had? If the answer is "more than one" it's likely your meal was influenced by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Over the last 25 years, they've fought against unfair wages and dangerous and abusive working conditions. And while they've had some surprising successes — convincing a handful of fast food chains and grocers to rethink their tomato buying — they're still protesting today. And they're bringing the fight to the Wendy's restaurant chain, and to a plate near you.

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