pic credit: Favianna Rodriguez 1.  A new immigration system or the same old politics? This week, the Senate “Gang of 8” and the President made separate announcements on Immigration Reform.  We will get reactions from Gaby Pacheco, David Caukett (Floridians for Immigration Enforcement), Sarahi Uribe (National Day Labors Organizing Network),  Pramila Jayapal (Center for Community […]

pic: by Subhash Kateel (Originally published in the Examiner) In 2005, when our decision makers wanted desperately to stop young Americans from being killed in the streets, they knew they could do it by investing millions in the people that were doing the shooting and killing. But those streets were in Baghdad. As the […]

1.  What does it mean to Restore Justice? One of the most provocative articles of the year is this piece in the New York Times about parents of a murdered Tallahassee woman who forgave her murderer and participated in a restorative justice process that actually helped to reduce his sentence.  Since this article was published, […]

We remember the lives of all that were lost in Newtown, Connecticut and all that are lost everyday to senseless (yes, we said it) violence. 1.  Is there another way to talk about ending violence? The tragedy in Newtown last Friday has created a strong push for something to be done to end violence, specifically […]

1.  The right to have no rights at work in Michigan? If you haven’t heard by now, Michigan, the state that gave birth to the labor movement, just passed a “right to work” law that many say is meant to break the union.  On today’s show, we will speak to legendary Michigan labor and civil […]