January 28, 2015 -
As the cries of "what part of illegal don't you understand" escalate, Aviva Chomsky reminds us that the concept of illegal immigration only came into existence 50 years ago.
July 12, 2012 -
Before its purchase by Wells Fargo, North Carolina-based Wachovia laundered over $378 billion for illegal drug organizations -- and paid just $160 million in fines. It's part of a broader and disturbing trend in the U.S. banking industry.
July 9, 2012 -
Offshoring has been a boon to corporate profits, but it has left North Carolina's economy struggling, according to a new report by the NC Budget & Tax Center.
April 27, 2012 -
Wal-Mart has been accused of bribery in Mexico, but its behavior is far from unique: Many major corporations have been charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a U.S. law passed in response to an oft-forgotten aspect of the Watergate scandal of the 1970s.
April 24, 2012 -
Over the last decade, the South's Latino communities have grown faster than anywhere else in the country. But new studies show that immigration from Mexico has plummetted -- and is likely in net decline.
April 20, 2007 -
On April 9, the tied and beaten body of Santiago Rafael Cruz -- a leader of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee -- was found dead in the union's Mexico-based office in Monterrey. Few leads have turned up, but FLOC President Baldamar Velasquez is convinced Cruz's torture and murder were "a pure political attack" to intimidate workers.
May 2, 2006 -
Those who count themselves as friends of immigrant rights, but who doubted the wisdom of today's May Day boycott, predicted two things: 1) that the boycott would be meaninglessly small, and 2) that it would invite widespread reprisals againt wor