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​​​​​Immigration and the Challenge of Education: A Social Drama Analysis in South Central Los Angeles

Senior Lecturer Nathalia Jaramillo is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of California Los Angeles. She has teaching experience in the United States, as well as in Latin American universities. Dr. Jaramillo’s scholarship is concerned with understanding the … Continue reading

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Undocumented How Immigration Became Illegal

​​​​​Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speak with immigrant rights activist Dr. Aviva Chomsky about her latest book Undocumented How Immigration Became Illegal. Dr. Chomsky speaks of how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With … Continue reading

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Marcelo Saavedra on the notion of rights/role of languages and women in paradigm shift thats happening

​​​​​A professor at Carleton University, Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. He speaks to Latin Waves about the need to protect indigenous languages as these languages change how we view the … Continue reading

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US elections, the candidates and the issues and how to build social movements beyond the election

For two decades veteran photojournalist David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People Bacon explores the human side of globalization, exposing the many ways it uproots people in Latin America and Asia, … Continue reading

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Dr Aviva Chomsky on her book They Take Our Jobs and 20 Other Myths about Immigration

Dr Aviva Chomsky is a professor and the coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State College. She has previously been a professor at Bates College and a faculty research associate at Harvard University, specializing in the history of Latin … Continue reading

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Greek Victory and lessons to all leftists in political mobilization and winning the trust of the people.

Robin Hahnel is Professor of Economics at Portland State University. He was a professor at American University for many years and traveled extensively advising on economic matters all over the world. He is best known for his work on participatory … Continue reading

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Jorge Martin – Greece election could reverse the savage austerity program

Jorge Martin, international secretary of the Hands Off Venezuela campaign was interviewed regarding the upcoming election in Greece. Greece’s Coalition of the Left, or SYRIZA, continues to lead in polls in the days before national elections on January 25, making … Continue reading

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Robin Hahnel – A Syriza victory indeed threatens the suffocating grip of the European and global austerity regime

Robin Hahnel is Professor of Economics at Portland State University. He was a professor at American University for many years and traveled extensively advising on economic matters all over the world. He is best known for his work on participatory … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENT RADICAL-DEMOCRATIC POLICY RESEARCHER PAUL STREET

Paul Street is an independent radical-democratic policy researcher, journalist, historian, author and speaker based in Iowa City, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of seven books to date: Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Boulder, … Continue reading

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Mark Hertsgaard on his book Hot Living Through the Next 50 Years on Earth

For twenty years, Mark Hertsgaard has investigated global warming for outlets including the New Yorker, NPR, Time, Vanity Fair, and the Nation. But the full truth did not hit home until he became a father and, soon thereafter, learned that … Continue reading

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