Religion and politics have often marched hand-in-hand in the course of human affairs. Leading public intellectual and linguist Noam Chomsky shares his views about the links between the two -- in the US, Latin America, Saudi Arabia and the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
In response to various anti-racist movements, the French state has sought to preemptively define acceptable ways of speaking about race by claiming "color-blindness." Similarly -- in conjunction with the mainstream media -- it has funneled the discussion of Islam and terrorism into "acceptable" channels.
Felimon Piñeda, vice president of Familias Unidas por la Justicia, an independent union in Washington State, organized to demand better pay and working conditions for berry pickers, tells David Bacon about his personal journey as a field laborer in Mexico and the US.