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This interview with Nicholas Didow touches on numerous topics concerning international economic development and expansion, both within a Mexican-American reference frame, as well as through a general global lens. Didow and Brandt spend a significant amount of time discussing an example personal to Didow which concerns Nike and Nike’s contract…
The interview was conducted with Altha Cravey, an expert on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). She discusses its effects on labor relations and it how it can be damaging to communities within Latin America, specifically Mexico. The interview covers NAFTA’s original goals, from both the United States and Mexican perspectives, and…
Ellie Kinnaird discusses various interactions she has had with undocumented workers and Hispanic immigrants, first as mayor of Carrboro, North Carolina, and then as a North Carolina State Senator. She gives opinions on the general shift in attitudes of elected officials towards these communities in North Carolina. She has worked issues related to…
The interview focuses on the political side of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and international policy within the United States and Mexico. Martinez-Gallardo first covers everything from how the Mexican government works and is organized, in terms of its democratic representation and the history of leadership beginning in the 1980s…
This interview with Joshua Ford focuses on his personal two-year experience living and working in Mexico City. The interview explores Ford's work through the Fulbright scholarship, where he assisted Mexican entrepreneurs through Endeavor, a company that serves to connect Mexican entrepreneurs with powerful business mentors from across Mexico and…
The interview was organized around a few major themes. These include views or stereotypes of Latinos, views or stereotypes of immigration, the origin of views on these topics, the mass media’s impact on common views of immigration, and how North Carolinians may or may not have different views on this topic from people in other parts of the…
The interview was organized around a few major themes, particularly as they apply to Raleigh and Durham, in North Carolina. These include Mark Schultz’s background information, his experience working in the journalism field, his work with the bilingual column “Nuestro Pueblo,” how the Latino population has been portrayed in the media, the…
Robert Willis begins the interview by describing how he began his legal career working with migrant workers in Florida. He then explains the situation of farm workers in North Carolina, describing the conditions of labor camps. He has been working in North Carolina since 1982, so he describes the changes that he has and has not seen over the years…
Chano is a native Mexican from the city of Tamazunchale, San Luis Potosi. He migrated to the United States in 1997 after he was unable to find sufficient work in Mexico. Growing up in a large household, and being the oldest, Chano left school after la secundaria, or the equivalent of middle school, in order to work and provide additional economic…
Ricardo Marquez, (pseudonym) is a Mexican native currently living in Durham, North Carolina. Marquez was raised in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, but decided to migrate to the United States in order to find work. A licensed public accountant in Mexico, Marquez was unable to find employment in Mexico, so he moved, first to Georgia and then North Carolina.…
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