In her important new book, Miriam Pawel chronicles how a movement to unionize farmworkers failed to realize its charismatic founder’s vision as his relatives turned a union into a family business.Miriam Pawel's new book chronicles how a charismatic leader's vision for farmworkers failed as his relatives turned a union into a family business.
One of the nation's leading experts on immigration policy writes that Bush's May 15 speech "had nothing to do with actual border policy and everything to do with domestic electoral politics." Instead of sending National Guard troops to the border, "Bush could have saved the taxpayers a load and sent a few battalions of Boy Scouts to do this job."
Marc Cooper peels away the myths shrouding the U.S. immigration debate. It is time to admit that the attempt to stem the influx of illegal immigrants into this country by merely strengthening border security has failed miserably.