This week’s guests are David Bacon and Brian Concannon.
David Bacon is the author of “Illegal People — How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants.” He joins The Monitor tonight to talk about Immigrant Workers and the legal situation. He is also the author of a couple of recent articles: Immigrant Workers Face Firings Even Without Arizona’s Laws and Another Immigration Policy Is Possible!
David is also a photographer. You can see a selection of his photographic work here: David Bacon Photographs & Stories
Links mentioned at the end of the interview: Alliance for Responsible Trade and National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR)
Brian Concannon writes and speaks often about justice, human rights and the democratic transition in Haiti. He is director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH). He formerly worked at the International Lawyers Office (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where he has spent the last several years prosecuting crimes committed during the 1991-1994 coup. He joins The Monitor tonight to talk about the situation in Haiti, 6 months after the earthquake.
Towards the end of the interview Brian mentioned a The Half Hour for Haiti