Laboring in the blackberry fields of central Arkansas, the 18-year-old Mexican immigrant suddenly turned ill. Her nose began to bleed, her skin developed a rash, and she vomited. The doctor told her it was most likely flu or bacterial infection, but farmworker Tania Banda-Rodriguez suspected pesticides. Under federal law, growers must promptly report the chemicals they spray. It took the worker, and a Tennessee legal services lawyer helping her, six months to learn precisely what chemical doused those blackberry fields. The company ignored her requests for the information.Read more »
Far-right party says it will throw immigrants and their children out on the street, as some hospitals run short of supplies - In an atmosphere that has become increasingly electric before Greece's crucial election, the far-right Golden Dawn has ratcheted up the rhetoric by threatening to remove immigrants and their children from hospitals and kindergartens.Read more »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he intends to put together a volunteer vigilante force to hunt "undocumented persons". The announcement came by way of press release and is one long advocated for by Arpaio supporter and open neo-Nazi J.T. Ready.Read more »
More evidence debunking the claim that illegal immigrants make border towns dangerous. They’re among the safest cities in the country.Read more »
Britain is considering BARRING anybody entering the country if they do not have healthcare insurance because they are worried about "health tourists"Read more »
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Oracle Corporation has 61% of its employees based outside of "the Americas". And yet, the number of US-based employees at the company has gone down less than 1%.
If most of the employees are outside the US, just which country is "stealing the other country's jobs" ?!
[TECHNICAL NOTE - originally posted as a News Story but the prep system says the URL "doesn't seem to be working". When I copy and paste it into my browser, however, it works just fine.]Read more »
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