Mexican Americans

The Brian Lehrer Show

JP Morgan’s $13B Settlement, and You; Buyographics; Carlos Menchaca

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

JP Morgan must pay $13 billion in a settlement on failed securities. Felix Salmon of Reuters will explain how struggling homeowners in some New York City neighborhoods will get some of the $4 billion earmarked for victims. Plus: Carlos Menchaca talks about being the first Mexican-American elected to the New York City council; the 10 ways that demographics are changing our buying habits as Americans, with author Matt Carmichael; and Hilton Als of The New Yorker on his new collection of essays.


Wide Response to Educational Plight of Mexican Immigrants

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

An article in The New York Times about low rates of educational achievement among Mexican immigrants in New York City drew a large and varied response, ranging from despair to xenophobia to calls for action. It even inspired a video.

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