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Timothy Wise: Mexican agriculture was undermined by NAFTA and companies like Smithfield
Author and former labor organizer David Bacon unpacks how temporary legal status won't get at the root of the issue of getting legal status for workers in order to fight for fair wages and better working conditions
David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform.
Paul Jay interviews the civil rights leaders who played a leading role in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer
They have managed to contain a massive capitalist crisis and they may actually be realizing that massive government sector spending is required to save capitalism, says Prof. Leo Panitch the author of The Making of Global Capitalism.
Mr. Moses, former field secretary for SNCC, says America from 1875 down to the civil rights movement was slavery by another name
The influential civil rights leader describes growing up in Cold War America
Mr. Moses traces the events that led him to take up a leading role in Freedom Summer
Glen Ford, Executive Editor of Black Agenda Report, talks to Paul Jay about growing up Black in American apartheid
While the prosecutor was reprimanded by the court for failing to move this case forward, it does not provide Assange with a remedy, says Michael Ratner, US lawyer for Julian Assange
Part 1 of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture on the politics of development given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa
Reporter Ansel Herz discusses the Seattle mayor adopting reforms after a federal investigation found the Seattle police force carried out discriminatory practices
Dube: Increasing evidence that legalizing undocumented workers has a positive effect on the economy
Despite efforts to curtail racial profiling, a new study has shown it persists in Toronto's most marginalized communities, says Sabrina 'Butterfly' GoPaul of the group Jane Finch Action Against Poverty
Burkinabe people have a history of revolutions - once the social and political engine started, it could not be stopped, says Dr. Gnaka Lagoke and Paul Sankara, brother of revolutionary Thomas Sankara
Obama has quietly approved the Alberta Clipper, a cross-border pipeline between the U.S and Canada that will connect with the southern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, say journalists Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog and Cherri Foytlin of bridgethegulfproject.org
Chicago police have one in a thousand odd chance of being held accountable for alleged abuse, say journalists Sarah Macaraeg and Alison Flowers
Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford examines the role law enforcement, grassroots movements and the Democratic Party will play in the aftermath of the grand jury decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown
Marc Steiner continues his discussion with former Black Panther Emory Douglas
Economist James Henry says the annual G20 summit has a tendency to focus on last week's news rather than fixing long-term issues like tax reform, infrastructural investment, and climate change