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Appeal for Solidarity with Victims of Floods in the Philippines

In events reminiscent of the large scale destruction wrought by Typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana) in late 2009 in which 400 died, torrential rains brought widespread flooding in the capital Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Almost a million people are affected and some 250,000 forced to evacuate, majority of whom are workers and poor, with […]

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Why We Oppose “Bracero” Guest Worker Bill AB 1544!

The Agricultural Jobs & Industry Stabilization Act, or AB 1544, is a California guest worker program — that is, a modern-day “Bracero” program. It is the wrong solution to a real problem. The author of the bill, Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella), correctly points to the many deficiencies of current federal immigration policy — notably, […]

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