Gabriel Thompson
Gabriel Thompson

Gabriel Thompson is an independent journalist in Oakland and the author of America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century. He is the editor of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture, forthcoming from Verso.

The Grind
Nov. 21 2016 5:55 AMDark MeatWork more days. Carve more turkeys. Don’t get hurt. What poultry workers endure in the frenzied weeks before Thanksgiving.
Moneybox
Feb. 19 2016 8:00 AMI Worked Concessions at the Super Bowl. Now I’m Suing for Wage Theft.
The Grind
Aug. 2 2016 5:45 AMGood Crop, Bad CropToo often, workers picking America’s produce face poor treatment and wage theft. The U.S. is barely using a law designed to stop it.
The Grind
Feb. 9 2016 7:30 AMI Was a Super Bowl Concession WorkerWhat it’s like making less than $13 an hour to serve $13 beers at one of the biggest games on Earth.