Friday, April 21, 2006

  • Immigration Crackdown: 1,200 Undocumented Workers Detained Across U.S.

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    In what is being called one of the largest immigration crackdowns in recent U.S. history, 1200 undocumented workers from 26 different states were rounded up and detained late Wednesday. We take a look at the unprecedented immigration raids and the ongoing struggle for immigrant rights. [includes rush transcript]

  • Democracy Now! Interviews New Orleans Mayoral Candidates Mitch Landrieu and Ray Nagin

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    On Saturday, New Orleans will hold a primary for what is being considered the city’s most important mayoral race ever. Voting rights activists fear tens of thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees living out of state will be unable to vote. We speak with Mayor Ray Nagin and Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu. [includes rush transcript]

  • Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

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    Author Stephen Kinzer discusses his new book, "Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq." In it, he writes that the invasion of Iraq "was the culmination of a 110-year period during which Americans overthrew fourteen governments that displeased them for various ideological, political, and economic reasons." [includes rush transcript]

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