Category: Immigration

The Dictators and Billionaires Take Control

May 2013

The Whirlpool Corporation has unveiled a plan to completely gentrify downtown Benton Harbor, Michigan. This is being accomplished with the aid of the new Emergency Manager, Tony Saunders …

HARVEST OF EMPIRE: A HISTORY OF LATINOS IN AMERICA by Juan Gonzalez

May 2013

This is probably the best book that you could read to understand the current debate over immigration reform. It shows how the migrant flow has always been tied to the growth of the U.S. Empire in Latin America, either due …

U.S. Citizenship for Immigrants: Central to Working Class Unity

May 2013

Undocumented workers are among the most exploited, low-wage workers in the U.S. They are forced to live in constant fear of deportation, isolated in the shadows of mainstream American society. This isolation of the immigrant worker is directed at

Cross-Border unity against corporate partnerships

April 2013

  A movement of movements is re-uniting across the globe to say “ENOUGH!” to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)—an international proposal being pushed by the Obama administration at the behest of big corporations that would spread NAFTA-style trade and investment rules …

A Danger to All: Militarization of US-Mexico Border

February 2013

  SAN DIEGO, CA—In less than six weeks four tragic deaths—three civilians and one Border Patrol agent—have marred the U.S.-Mexico border. In the most recent case, 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was shot dead after allegedly being involved in a …

Black-Latino Unity Key to Working Class Unity

February 2013

Black History Month   With the start of a new year it is fitting to look back at history to see where we have been to get our bearings as to where we are headed. U.S. history is permeated by …