‘Things are even harder for small farmers now’

Vol. 84/No. 17 - May 4, 2020

ATLANTA — “Things are even harder than usual for small farmers right now, with so much uncertainty about what will happen,” Willie Head told the Militant April 13. Head has several hundred acres of corn, melons, greens and other vegetable…

SWP candidate talks program with Black farmers in Georgia

Vol. 84/No. 8 - March 2, 2020
Rachele Fruit, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, talks to Kevin Stanley, a U.S. Army veteran and peanut farmer. Stanley agreed with Fruit that what matters in the elections is which class interests a party represents and which class holds political power.

ALBANY, Ga. — One of the largest workshops at the Federation of Southern Cooperatives 37th annual conference here Feb. 13-14 discussed the challenges Black farmers face in keeping land they inherited from parents or grandparents who had not left wills…