Reporter Richard Marosi and photographer Don Bartletti of Los Angeles Times trailed laborers on Mexico's mega-farms. They discovered brutal, inhumane conditions within the industry that supplies Americans much of their produce. Today, we’ll hear from Bartletti about his new exhibit at Artworks Projects for Human Rights called “Product of Mexico”. We’ll also talk with Leslie Thomas of Artworks Projects.
The fallout from the Tianjin explosions continues, we explore the refugee crisis in Calais, and Laura Carlson of the Americas Program for the Center for International Policy joins us to discuss the murders of journalists in Mexico.
In Illinois, students in the country illegally are ineligible for financial aid from either the state or federal government. One Arlington Heights student is trying to pay for her next semester by competing in a Chicago beauty pageant.