Gabriel Thompson

Freelance Journalist and Author

Gabriel Thompson is an independent journalist who has written feature articles for The New York Times, Harper's, New York Magazine, Slate, Mother Jones, Vice, Virginia Quarterly Review and The Nation. His articles about labor and immigration have won a number of prizes, including the Studs Terkel Media Award and the Sidney Award. He is the author of five books; his most recent, Chasing the Harvest, is an oral history collection of California farmworkers.



Chasing the Harvest in the Heat

September 20, 2017
Rising temperatures are making hard outdoor jobs even harder. It is the kind of heat that will ground airplanes and melt rail lines, and health...