April 9, 2006

Broadcast Date: 
Apr 9 2006

A discussion of the recent protests in France; plus a look at the role of the religious community in the debate over immigration reform in the United States.

Episode segments
  • Protests Over Job Security in France
    Europe and Russia
    Frederique Pressman, producer, ARTE Radio, France
    Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark and Alisa Solomon

    A wave of demonstrations has roiled France as students and union members protest proposed legislation that they fear will undermine France's longstanding tradition of job security.

  • The Catholic Church and immigrants' rights
    Domestic Policy, Civil Rights
    Kevin Appleby, Director of Policy for Migration and Refugees, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
    Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark and Alisa Solomon

    Catholic bishops have played a significant role in supporting the recent wave of immigrant rights protests. Has the Church rediscovered liberation theology? And where are other religious groups on this issue?