David Bacon is a California writer and photojournalist; his latest book is In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del Norte (University of California / El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2017).
NAFTA, the Cross-Border Disaster
The trade treaty, now up for renegotiation, has displaced millions of Mexican workers, and many thousands of U.S. workers as well.David Bacon | November 7, 2017
The Art of the Border: Searching for Kikito
A French artist’s colossal installation on Mexico’s side of the border may make the invisible visible, but other subjects carry a sharper critical edge and pose deeper questions.David Bacon | October 30, 2017
Can Organic Farming and Unions Transform California's Hottest Farm Belt?
Combined, they have to power to improve the lives of farmworkers and save the Salton Sea.David Bacon | August 3, 2017