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Looking Back, Moving Forward 2012 Year in Review


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As 2013 approaches, we look at some of the important issues we’ve covered in 2012: from domestic workers struggling for respect, to the consequences of climate change, todrone warfare. We’ll listen back to some highlights from those programs, and get updates on where those stories stand now.


Ai-Jen Poo, National Alliance for Domestic Workers director; Jessica Lehman, Hand in Hand organizer; Jill Shenker, FIeld Director for the National Domestic Worker Alliance; Dr. Denise Reed, Water Institute of the Gulf chief scientist; John Barry, “Rising Tide” author; David Waggoner, architect; Medea Benjamin, Code Pink founder; Sister Megan Rice, anti-nuclear activist; Pakistani drone attack survivors and their family members

For More Information:

National Domestic Worker Alliance
Domestic Workers United
Mujeres Unidas y Activas
Report: America’s Domestic Workers Raise Kids, Care for Seniors, Run Households Without Benefits, Protections or a Living Wage
Domestic Workers Bill Killed In California By Jerry Brown Veto
Louisiana’s 2012 coastal master Plan
Gulf Restoration Network
USGS National Wetlands Research Center-Land Changes for Coastal Louisiana
Code Pink
New America Foundation: The Year of the Drone

Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control by Medea Benjamin
ACLU Testifies as Congress Takes on Domestic Drones
Push to step up domestic use of drones
Obama’s Second Term Foreign Policy Will Bring New Challenges Over Drone Strikes

Author: IreneFlorez

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