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Posted inAccountability

The Bitter Work Behind Sugar

On a vast plantation in the Dominican Republic, Haitian migrants still use machetes to harvest sugarcane that’s exported to the U.S. The workers are protesting poor working and living conditions.

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Posted inAccountability

The Bitter Work Behind Sugar

On a vast plantation in the Dominican Republic, Haitian migrants still use machetes to harvest sugarcane that’s exported to the U.S. The workers are protesting poor working and living conditions.

https://reveal-player.s3.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/809_Reveal_PC.mp3

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Posted inEnvironment

Egypt: Growing pains

This story also appeared on America Public Media’s Marketplace. Anger over food prices helped contribute to the toppling of former President Hosni Mubarak. Through the story of one migrant family, we explore how displaced farmers, angry about agricultural policies that favor “crony capitalists,” now struggle to put food on the table. Kai Ryssdal: The second phase […]