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Coachella Valley, California, a palmero working in a grove of date palms. Climbing up a ladder he pollinates the buds that will become the dates, and ties the bunch together with string. Once up in the tree he moves around on the fronds themselves  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California, a palmero working in a grove of date palms. Climbing up a ladder he pollinates the buds that will become the dates, and ties the bunch together with string. Once up in the tree he moves around on the fronds themselves
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Coachella Valley, California. memorial to two palmeros killed when the platform they were working on came into contact with an electric power line. The crane was leaking oil and one worker was electrocuted while the other burned to death. Both were Mexican immigrants. Other workers built this memorial to them on the corner of 68th Avenue and Highway 86, in the Mexican tradition  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California. memorial to two palmeros killed when the platform they were working on came into contact with an electric power line. The crane was leaking oil and one worker was electrocuted while the other burned to death. Both were Mexican immigrants. Other workers built this memorial to them on the corner of 68th Avenue and Highway 86, in the Mexican tradition
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Romanian and Bulgarian migrant workers harvesting broad beans, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Romanian and Bulgarian migrant workers harvesting broad beans, Warwickshire
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California USA UFW Union organisers recruiting farmworkers at lunchtime during a union organizing campaign after Klein Management Company cut workers wages. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA UFW Union organisers recruiting farmworkers at lunchtime during a union organizing campaign after Klein Management Company cut workers wages. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico
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California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico
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California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico.
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California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico.
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Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ).  The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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End the slavery. Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ).  The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

End the slavery. Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
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Boycott Driscolls, Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ).  The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Boycott Driscolls, Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
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NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Blanca Velasquez a AFL-CIO organiser with farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ).  The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Blanca Velasquez a AFL-CIO organiser with farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition march to Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
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NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition at Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Farm workers demanding Trade Union recognition at Sakuma Farms, a large berry grower in Washington. The workers and their supporters are demanding that the company bargain a contract with their union, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). The workers are migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Burlington, USA,
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
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Children of farm workers outside the Sakuma Farms labor camp.  Their parents are indigenous migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Children of farm workers outside the Sakuma Farms labor camp. Their parents are indigenous migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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A harvestor picking raspberries mechanically on a farm in Lynden, Washington USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A harvestor picking raspberries mechanically on a farm in Lynden, Washington USA
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Migrant workers sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Migrant workers sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA
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Migrant workers sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Migrant workers sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA
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Migrant workers sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Migrant workers sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA
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Teenagers eat lunch, sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Teenagers eat lunch, sorting fruit on a harvestor picking raspberries mechanically, Lynden, Washington USA
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Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning. A shopkeeper shows historical photographs of earlier strikes and social movements in the valley to workers waiting to go to work.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers going to work early in the morning. A shopkeeper shows historical photographs of earlier strikes and social movements in the valley to workers waiting to go to work. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers show up for work on the Hill Ranch early in the morning, but don't get hired.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.   © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, Farm workers show up for work on the Hill Ranch early in the morning, but don’t get hired. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Baja California Norte, children of farm workers in their accommodation at Rancho Los Pinos.  The workers in Los Pinos are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.   © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, children of farm workers in their accommodation at Rancho Los Pinos. The workers in Los Pinos are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Baja California Norte, children of farm workers in their accommodation at Rancho Los Pinos.  The workers in Los Pinos are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.   © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, children of farm workers in their accommodation at Rancho Los Pinos. The workers in Los Pinos are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Baja California Norte, accommodation at Rancho Los Pinos.  The workers in Los Pinos are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.   © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Baja California Norte, accommodation at Rancho Los Pinos. The workers in Los Pinos are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Indigenous women wait as farm workers demonstrate their support for their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Indigenous women wait as farm workers demonstrate their support for their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Mexico, Indigenous women wait as farm workers demonstrate their support for their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Indigenous women wait as farm workers demonstrate their support for their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Indigenous women wait as farm workers demonstrate their support for their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Indigenous women wait as farm workers demonstrate their support for their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Alianza leader, Fidel Sanchez, speaking to farm workers supporting their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government.  The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Mexico, Alianza leader, Fidel Sanchez, speaking to farm workers supporting their independent association, The Alianza. Leaders try to negotiate wage increases with the government. The workers are almost all indigenous Mixtec and Triqui migrants from Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.
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Solar farm being installed in Pembrokeshire in front of the Valero oil refinery, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire. © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Solar farm being installed in Pembrokeshire in front of the Valero oil refinery, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire.
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Harvesting cauliflowers in the rain, Cornwall © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Harvesting cauliflowers in the rain, Cornwall
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Solar farm being installed in Pembrokeshire in front of the Valero oil refinery, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire. © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Solar farm being installed in Pembrokeshire in front of the Valero oil refinery, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire.
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Ground mounted Photovoltaic panels at a Solar energy park on a nursery in the Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Ground mounted Photovoltaic panels at a Solar energy park on a nursery in the Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire
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Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire
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Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire
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Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire
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Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Muck spreading on a farm, Warwickshire
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