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Category Archives: Agriculture

Trump Meets Lopez Obrador

After sundown at the White House, President Donald Trump climbs into a laundry truck and in utmost secrecy rides to an undisclosed airport where he boards Air Force One and flies to an unnamed airstrip near the Rio Grande. He then overrules agents and drives his armored beast to the shores of the eternal river, […]

Also posted in Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Central America, Donald Trump, Immigration, Jorge Ramos, Mexico

Trump Prisons

seventy percent farmworkers in u.s. undocumented many headed for new private prisons owned big by trump donors

Also posted in Donald Trump, Immigration, Mexico, Prisons

Cesar Chavez Discusses Trump

This story is from the rousing campaign book “King Donald”

Also posted in Campaign 2016, Cesar Chavez, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Immigration, Sex, United Farm Workers

Bubba does Kern County

This story is from the rousing campaign book “King Donald”

Also posted in Bill Clinton, Campaign 2016, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Donald Trump, United Farm Workers

Kerry Kennedy Speaks

Kerry Kennedy is in Bakersfield, speaking in behalf of Democrats and the United Farm Workers. Here is a link to my creative feature “Discussion with Cesar Chavez” in which Kerry is mentioned. Discussion with Cesar Chavez

Also posted in Bakersfield, Cesar Chavez, Politics, Robert F. Kennedy

Discussion with Cesar Chavez

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Cesar Chavez, Cults, Delano, George Thomas Clark, Robert F. Kennedy, Strikes, Unions

Trump Touts “Take Our Jobs”

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Campaign 2016, Cesar Chavez, Donald Trump, Immigration, Mexico, United Farm Workers

Grower in the Fields

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Cesar Chavez, Delano, Dolores Huerta, Houston, Larry Itliong, Strikes, Unions, United Farm Workers

Delano Grape Strike

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Cesar Chavez, Delano, Larry Itliong, Philippines, Poverty, Strikes, Unions, United Farm Workers

More Great Walls of Trump

This story is from the rousing campaign book “King Donald”

Also posted in Barack Obama, Campaign 2016, Donald Trump, Immigration, Mexico

Border Patrol

This story is now in the collection “The Bold Investor”

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico, Sex, Short Pieces - GTC

Mass Murder in Mexico

Hasn’t been much new in search engines about discovery of hundred seventy-seven corpses near San Fernando, Mexico. Occasional reports reminded just eighty miles south of border Mexican authorities ignored mountain of unclaimed luggage in bus depot before finally digging holes and discovering mummified Central Americans and Mexicans who’d headed north to work. Some had been […]

Also posted in Crime, Drugs, Google, Mexico, Short Pieces - GTC

Remembering Mass Murder in San Fernando, Mexico

There hasn’t been much new news in search engines about the discovery one year ago of a hundred seventy-seven corpses near San Fernando, Mexico. Occasional reports merely reminded that just eighty miles south of Brownsville, Texas, Mexican authorities ignored a mountain of unclaimed luggage in a bus depot before finally digging holes and discovering mummified […]

Also posted in Crime, Drugs, Google, Mexico, Poetry - GTC

Wealth

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Bakersfield, California, Food, Fresno, Immigration, Modesto, Poetry - GTC

Harvest of Shame

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Documentaries, Edward R. Murrow, Homeless, Humphrey Bogart, Media, Movies, Poverty, Radio, Television

A World of Protests in Mexico City

“To the Museum of Modern Art, please,” I told the taxi driver. “I can’t go there.  The street’s closed.” “Paseo de la Reforma?” “That’s right.” “What’s going on?” “A big demonstration.” “What are they protesting?” “Don’t know.  I can’t keep track of all the protests.” “Please drive as close as you can, and I’ll walk […]

Also posted in George Thomas Clark, Mexico, Mexico City

Campesinos Protest

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Education, George Thomas Clark, Mexico, Mexico City

Mexico to Tucson on Foot

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico

Immigration Reform – Debate II – George Thomas Clark v. D.A. King

In April my online debate about immigration with D.A. King, founder of The American Resistance, attracted many readers, a stack of letters, and interest from other online publications.  Now Mr. King and I are going to discuss the border security and immigration reform legislation proposed by, among others, Senator John McCain and Senator Edward Kennedy.  I support this legislation.  […]

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico

Labor Recruitment

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico

Why Immigrants Work Here

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico

Opponents of Immigration Hurl Letters and Insults

Who are the angriest people in the United States?  Are they the supporters or opponents of war in Iraq, neocons or neoliberals, the devout or the secular, disrespected homemakers or overworked career mothers?  No is the answer to each of the aforementioned inquiries.  The most outraged people in the land are those actively opposing illegal […]

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico, Racism

George Thomas Clark Debates D.A. King about Immigration

This is my recent online exchange with D.A. King, founder of The American Resistance Foundation, a national coalition of citizens actively opposed to illegal immigration.  Mr. King spends lots of his own money as he travels and speaks and takes part in rallies and debates all comers. George Thomas Clark – Don’t you think the Bush administration, […]

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico

Minutemen on the Border

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Immigration, Mexico, Racism