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Greed and Stupidity 

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Why, 40 years after the United Farm Workers was formed, are the working conditions so harsh and the wages so low that only illegal aliens will take them? César Chávez chased illegal workers out of the fields because he knew an endless supply of cheap, disposable, compliant and desperate workers would destroy any progress he hoped to achieve for farm workers. He was right, maybe even prophetic. Yet, we allow this to continue. Why? Answer: Greed and stupidity rules.

Barbara Vickroy

Escondido, Calif.

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