Alvina Yeh – APALA – Lets Pass a “Clean” Dream Act

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Alvina Yeh from APALA joins us to talk about their push to protect dreamers by trying to get a “Clean Dream Act” passed to replace DACA after Trump has announced that it will be rescinded. A “Clean” Dream Act means that nothing will will additionally attached to it like funding for a border wall or additional immigration enforcement, because DACA was already a compromise.

Regional Labor Councils Stand Behind Undocumented Immigrants in Difficult Times

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Executive Director Gregory Cendana of the Asian-Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) talks about the “Safe With Us” campaign they’re launching to encourage regional labor councils and state federations to stand behind undocumented immigrants when they’re under attack.

5/1 Hour 2: Huge Industry Paid to Propagate Lies for Political Agendas

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Executive Director Gregory Cendana of the Asian-Pacific Americans Labor Association (APALA) joins us to talk about organized labor pushing back against mass-incarceration, and why APALA is applauding VA Governor McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated.

National Federation of Federal Employees President Bill Dougan explains how with climate change, wildfire fighting is no longer limited to one season, and how federal funding is now falling woefully short.

Senior Fellow at People For the American Way Ari Rabin-Havt teamed up with Media Matters to write Lies, Incorporated: The World of Post-Truth Politics, a book which reveals the industry paid to disseminate lies in the service of political campaigns.

Asian-Pacific American Union Members Push Back Against Mass Incarceration

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Executive Director Gregory Cendana of the Asian-Pacific Americans Labor Association (APALA) joins us to talk about organized labor pushing back against mass-incarceration, and why APALA is applauding VA Governor McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated.