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  • David Bacon

    David Bacon is a California journalist and photographer, and a former union organizer. His latest book is In the Fields of the North/En los campos del Norte (University of California/Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2017).

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No Whitewashing the Past

(Editor’s note: This is the story of Vance McKinney, as told to the author. McKinney is a truck driver (who hauls mostly agricultural produce) in a farmworker community. His father was a farmworker. [...] Continue Reading

Across the Tracks

Photo Essay by David Bacon (Editor’s note: Photojournalist David Bacon visited Fresno in November 2022. He walked around downtown Fresno and captured some special moments he now shares with us. His [...] Continue Reading

A March for Their Rights

A group of farmworkers marched 335 miles from the United Farm Workers’ (UFW) headquarters near Delano to the State Capitol in Sacramento. The three-week march was aimed at pressuring Governor Gavin [...] Continue Reading

Una Marcha Por Sus Derechos

Un grupo de jornaleros agrícolas marchó 335 millas desde la sede del Sindicato de Campesinos (UFW por sus siglas en inglés), cerca de Delano, hasta el Capitolio, en Sacramento. La marcha de tres [...] Continue Reading

Good for Growers, Bad for Workers

If the Senate passes, and President Biden signs, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, U.S. growers and labor contractors will benefit, but most farmworkers will not. There should be no question [...] Continue Reading

September 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: Drug Wars in FresnoCan Labor Get Out of This Mess?Community Alliance Writer Put in Solitary ConfinementLetters to the EditorDolores Huerta to Speak in FresnoWorking Against the Death [...] Continue Reading

May 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: Why Immigrant Workers Will Fill the Streets this May DayRogue Prison Staff: Breaking all the Rules Readers Respond To Boston's Previous Article Guest Editorial about how to end [...] Continue Reading

February 2009

 About this capture Community Alliance NewspaperFebruary 2009 IN THIS ISSUE: The Rogue Festival The Inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama From the Editor Unions Need [...] Continue Reading

January 2009

 About this capture Community Alliance NewspaperJanuary 2009 IN THIS ISSUE: Chicago Workers to Rest of Country From the Editor Martin Luther King Day events Senate to Middle [...] Continue Reading

June 2002

You can read the .pdf version of the June 2002  Community Alliance below. There are features that allow viewers to increase the size of the pages for easier reading. Simply place your cursor over the [...] Continue Reading