Tag: By David Bacon
|The high cost of migration.|
In California cities like San Jose, voters this election passed ballot measures to weaken the retirement system for public workers. These photographs in this post are meant to inspire some obvious questions. Can people do this work, if they’re then cast adrift once they’re too old? What would happen to all of us if they didn’t do these jobs?
In San Francisco and Oakland, immigrants and community activists protested Arizona’s SB 1070. A day earlier Federal Judge Susan Bolton invalidated much of the law, but demonstrations involving thousands of people took place against the law around the country nevertheless.