Episode Eleven: May Day is Labor Day

hot and crusty

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On a special May Day episode, I’m joined by filmmakers Rachel Lears and Robin Blotnick, whose latest work, The Hand That Feeds, is a documentary that showcases the extraordinary victory won by undocumented immigrant workers at the “Hot and Crusty” chain of restaurants in New York City. Our conversation touches on Rachel and Robin’s experiences at Occupy Wall Street, their development as filmmakers and activists, and the sometimes harrowing but altogether inspiring production of The Hand That Feeds.  Here’s a trailer for the film:

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