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K-talk Guests today 7/10/10

I am interviewing David Bacon today at 1:00 and Andrew McCullough at 1:30.

About David:

Author of the book "Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants," Bacon recently wrote the piece "Another Immigration Policy Is Possible." In it, he criticizes the proposals made by Representative Luis Gutierrez and Senator Charles Schumer, and the support for them by President Obama in his recent speech on immigration reform. Bacon's article states: "Grassroots groups don't like the proposals for new guest worker programs. They have been fighting raids, firings and increased immigration enforcement for years, and are angry that the Washington proposals all make enforcement heavier. They want the border demilitarized. And they believe any rational immigration reform must change U.S. trade policies that displace people in other countries."

Bacon added today: …