Harvest of Shame in America's Breadbasket?

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Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is perpetually at odds with the Democrats who control California's state legislature, but they've come to agreement on one thing. After four farm workers died from exposure last month, there was bipartisan support for emergency regulations to require protection from blistering heat. The incidents also cast new attention on the living and working conditions of the men and women who put the food on America's tables, 40 years after Cesar Chavez made the plight of farm workers a national issue. Are generations of undocumented workers becoming a permanent under-class? We hear from journalists, farmers, experts in immigration policy and farm workers, including United Farm Worker co-founder Dolores Huerta.
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Department of Veterans Affairs- Transition Assistance Program for veterans returning from Iraq

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Matthew Boisvert Help Extend Respect Owed to Every Soldier (HEROES) Act (HR 2411)

Cramer-s article on proposed screening for Iraq veterans

California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) on working in extreme heat

CA Governor Schwarzenegger meets with farm workers on heat illness

Pesticide Drift Exposure Response Act (California, 2004)

Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act (McCain-Kennedy bill, S 1033)

Cooper's LA Weekly article on farm workers' ongoing struggle

Stem Cell Sciences to commercialize breakthrough neural stem cell technology



Warren Olney