“2020 has been a momentous year—a petri dish of capitalist chaos and instability not seen in generations. Tens of millions of American workers have been pushed off the cliff of a devastating economic meltdown and subjected to a criminally mishandled global pandemic. Sociopathic cops have been unleashed against peaceful protesters, backed by homicidal extreme-right vigilantes. […]
On today’s episode, we continue our conversation about the recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) statewide immigration raid in Wisconsin. Allen takes a close look at local concerns regarding the raid and the community’s response with Aissa Olivarez from the Community Immigration Law Center and Alex Gillis of the Chicago and Midwest Regional Joint Board […]
May Day has been an important day for workers — this year the Immigrant Workers’ Union in Madison is joining with 140 other cities worldwide in having a rally in support of workers. Too often immigrant workers have no work permit, receive no benefits, and are met with harassment in schools and at work. Alex […]
President Obama issued an executive order to reform U.S. immigration policy. Will it it make a difference? Alex Gillis of the Immigrant Workers Union, joins us with a reaction.
On Wednesday September 11th, our host Karma Chavez covered a wide variety of topics about Mexican history and culture with Marco Williams, award winning filmmaker who made the film “The Undocumented” for the first part of the show. And Alex Gillis about politics and history behind Mexican Independence Day for the second part of the show