Thursday, September 21, 2006

Consequences of Short-term Thinking, Easy Racist Scapegoating

Get ready for higher grocery prices on the already squeezed middle- and working-class.Pickers Are Few, and Growers Blame Congress

Stepped-up border enforcement has exacerbated a labor shortage for California's agriculture industry. Toni Scully's pear-packing company rejected tons of fruit that was picked too late.

Story by Max Whittaker for The New York Times here.


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