Tag Archives: Protests
Winsconsin

Advocating for Blue Collar Workers

Written by Victoria Cepeda It was 1966 when Mexican-American civil rights activist Jesus Salas et. al. founded “Obreros Unidos”, an independent farm labor union, in Wisconsin. Their objective was to improve working conditions for migrant farm workers that traveled from Texas to Wisconsin yearly. They knew of a Wisconsin state provision that protected agricultural workers which […]

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The Similarities Between the Egyptian and Puerto Rican Protests

 by Christina T. Saenz The world is watching as the Egyptian people reclaim their government. They are demanding for the president to step down after 30 years of being in power and citing his regime as antithesis to democracy. However, just two hours away by plane from Miami is Rio Piedras—a university town suburb of […]

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