Readings for Under the Same Moon/La misma lunap. 692What is
? What phenomenon reversed it?What stereotypes enabled the exploitation of Mexicans/Mexican Americans?Why didn’t modernization help Mexico’s poor? The
program allowed US companies to hire Mexican nationals for aspecific period of time, after which they would return to Mexico [like Bush’s“guest worker program.”] How did the end of this program affect theMexican economy?What is the BIP and what did it do?p. 698What is a
?What are the working conditions and pay like?What environmental problems are associated with them?p. 708What comes to mind as you read about the conditions, people and othercritters in the dump?What’s the worst part?Is there anything positive or hopeful?p. 717How does Pedro P. differ from other coyotes?What is a typical transaction like for him?