Mexico's federal police forces are expanding their reach and centralizing their command in ways that are both similar to and different from the integration of Homeland Security, ICE and local policing in the US.
L.M. Bogad's artful activism blends the strategies of civil disobedience with heaping doses of Harpo Marx. In his long career he has staged outrageous theatrical spectacles to skewer governments, corporations and power brokers of all sorts. Here Bogad discusses the role of theater in protest, how the Civil Rights Movement used "tactical performance" and his role in some of the most unforgettable street theater.
Thousands of women from Mexico and Central America have played a crucial role in developing the US food economy while sacrificing their safety, cultural traditions and families. Undocumented women account for almost a quarter of California's agricultural workforce, and are among the most vulnerable people in the United States.