NAFTA had been in effect for just a few months when Ruben Ruiz got a job at the Itapsa factory in Mexico City in the summer of 1994.
Author Archive | David Bacon
To listeners of the labor show on KPFA, Today is the fifth Wednesday that you haven’t heard the labor show at its normal time, 7:30 AM on Wednesday. I’m writing to explain why, and to ask you to take action to support the work we’ve done and would like to continue. This show broadcast for […]
OAKLAND, CA — Of all the supporters of corporate immigration reform, Homeland Secretary Michael Chertoff is the most honest. The day of the notorious raids at the Swift and Co. meatpacking plants, he told the media they’d show Congress the need for “stronger border security, effective interior enforcement and a temporary-worker program.” Bush wants, he […]