Monthly Archives: January 2013

California unions grow, bucking U.S. trend

Today’s LA Times had a good piece by Alana Semuels discussing the growth of labor unions within California, as a result of the growing number of Latino workers.  Read her article here: California unions grow, bucking U.S. trend – latimes.com.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Labor movement, Latinos

The Shameful Legacy of the Monroe Doctrine: Militarizing Latin America

See on Scoop.it – América Latina by CONN HALLINAN This past December marked the 190th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine, the 1823 policy declaration by President James Monroe that essentially made Latin America the exclusive reserve of the United States. … Continue reading

Posted in Latin America, U.S. Imperialism

How we got here

See on Scoop.it – Explorations in Political Economy MAINSTREAM macroeconomics has a pretty poor reputation these days, both among the public at large and among economists in other fields. This is hardly surprising…. Mayo Toruño‘s insight: A good summary of … Continue reading

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GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room | theGrio

Just in case some of you missed this. The GOP has spent this weekend strategizing over how to reach out to minorities. They have decided to work out the details of their emerging new electoral plan, intent on wooing Latinos, … Continue reading

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