In the catharsis of a new presidency, and the exit of former President Donald Trump, we find ourselves at a crossroads. It’s a crossroads that poet Martín Espada says comes out of four years of dehumanization. It’s a moment, he says, in which we must build a foundation of empathy. Trump may be gone, but […]
On the heels of White House advisor Stephen Miller’s positive COVID test earlier this week, today Esty sits down with journalist Jean Guerrero to talk about her new book on Miller, Hatemonger. They discuss Miller’s white supremacist ideology and how he stokes white fear and rage (including the recent news that a terrorist group planned […]
Photo by McBeth on Flickr. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States before they were fifteen years old to stay in the country. Recipients are given a permit, which must be renewed every two years, that allows them to work in the United States. […]
Jan talks with Dr. Ricardo Salvador, Senior Scientist and Director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, about the history of worker exploitation in the U.S. from slavery to current practices of economically depressing agriculture workers.
Today on the show, we cover two extremely important and timely topics. First, we hear from Reveal journalist Aura Bogado about her recent reporting on family separation at the border and children held in immigrant detention centers during the pandemic. Then, we dedicate the second segment to a call-in conversation with Ali Muldrow about the police […]
“COVID-19 has fundamentally changed who we are—how we work, how we think about work, how we interact with each other—but it also exposes how interconnected we all are. We are dependent on rural areas as the rural areas are dependent on cities,” says Professor Armando Ibarra from the School for Workers at the University of […]