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 Democratizing Immigration
 Weekly Program
 Bill Ong Hing, Laurie Mercier, Larry Kleinman, Micah Yeigh
 Old Mole Variety Hour  
 For non-profit use only.
Today's show focuses on Immigration: the cross-border immigrant community, militarization of the borders, the impact of "free trade" agreements, and movements for a just immigration policy.
Host: Luz Maria Gordillo
Engineer: Tami Dean

1. Introduction to today's show.
2. Luz Maria Gordillo conducts a wide-ranging discussion with Law and Asian Studies professor Bill Ong Hing (UC Davis) about myths and realities of immigrant life and how it's affected by narrow, nationalistic immigration policies.
3. Labor historian Laurie Mericer traces the origins of International Workers Day in labor struggles.
4. Bill Resnick interviews Larry Kleinman of PCUN, the agricultural union, about political action around immigration issues.
5. Michah Yeigh previews her critique of the standardized reading curriculum to be discussed at an upcoming Portland School Board meeting.
6. Summing up and concluding the program

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00:59:30 English 2007-04-30
 KBOO (90.7 fm) Portland, Oregon
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Introduction to program  00:02:47  128Kbps mp3
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Immigration: Peoples & Borders  00:19:10  128Kbps mp3
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May Day: History  00:10:03  128Kbps mp3
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Struggles for Immigrant Rights  00:23:58  128Kbps mp3
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Portland Public Schools Reading Curriculum  00:02:31  128Kbps mp3
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Conclusion  00:01:01  128Kbps mp3
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