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The Dobbs & Pony Show: Snapshots of America's Immigration Hypocrisy

Isabel Macdonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isabel Macdonald

Dobbs' insistence on punishing the workers whose backbreaking, undervalued labor props up his own lifestyle is the very approach that has been institutionalized in official immigration policy for some fifteen years.

DOBBS VS. THE NATION: Lou Dobbs, Magazine Author Square Off On MSNBC Over Story

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The night after The Nation published its explosive article alleging that former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, who has become infamous for his hard-line stance...

"Border Song": An Undocumented Playlist For Lou Dobbs

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Wild

Let this be said for Lou Dobbs: when it comes to immigration, the man has always been very good at getting on his high horse.

HYPOCRITE

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: On his radio show Thursday, Lou Dobbs and The Nation's Isabel Macdonald, who wrote the story alleging that Dobbs has been employing undocument...

Lou Dobbs Loses Support From Anti-Immigrant Group

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wow. Lou Dobbs, putative presidential candidate, just can't catch a break. An anti-immigrant group is now making it official: It's pulling its suppor...

BastaDobbs Responds to Invite from Lou

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As we made our case today at CNN's headquarters for Lou Dobbs to be fired, the producers of Dobbs' show emailed me with an invitation to appear on tonight's show. Here's my response.

Justicia Poetica: Dobbs Rises and Then Falls Thanks to Immigrants

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As I watched the sad eyes of Lou Dobbs last night while he bade an abrupt farewell to his long career at CNN, I shed the tears that he apparently couldn't. I was inspired by the power of the movement to oust him.

With 'Friends' Like Lou Dobbs, Who Needs Enemies?

María Elena Durazo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
María Elena Durazo

Longtime immigrant basher Lou Dobbs recently declared on Telemundo that he's now one of the Latino community's "greatest friends, and I mean for us to work together."

Questions Surrounding Dobbs' Gunfire Incident Cast Doubt on CNN's Credibility

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Conflicting reports about a bullet that hit the top of Lou Dobbs' house in Sussex, New Jersey, are raising new and serious questions about the credibility of Lou Dobbs.

Earth to Lou: It Could Have Been Different

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Potok

It didn't have to end this way for Lou Dobbs. He could have been a contender. But Dobbs, a supremely self-confident man who often mentions his Harvard education in private conversation, just wouldn't listen.

This is About CNN: Anti-Dobbs Movement Not Just Targeting Dobbs

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Countless journalists have produced reports documenting the falsehoods and fakery that pass for "news" on Dobbs' show. Yet, all we get from Dobbs are half-hearted apologies, lame excuses and more of the same.

Sparkman: Casualty of Methland, USA? Or Victim of Anti-Government Bile?

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard M. Benjamin

Sparkman's workaday life and violent death -- whatever the cause and whoever the culprit -- highlight the precarious struggles of the white working class and the brewing storm surrounding the 2010 Census.

CNN: It's Time to Deport Lou Dobbs

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Luna

What else does Dobbs have to do to get fired?

As Movement Demanding CNN Dump Him Grows, Dobbs Plays Victim

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Faced with a growing movement of communities demanding that CNN drop his program, Lou Dobbs responded Friday with one of his favorite postures: the victimized defender of American virtue.

Latinos to CNN: Dump Dobbs Now

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Latinos are increasingly making the connection between racism in the media and discrimination in their hometowns and concluding that Lou Dobbs is the most dangerous man for Latinos in America.

Free Lou Dobbs

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ron Galloway

Lou Dobbs went way out of his way to make sure that he presented both sides of the story. He didn't have to (or want to), but his professional code insisted he should.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Amat Escalante on Los Bastardos

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Los Bastardos is a spare and brutal survey of the suburban wasteland.

McCain, Obama on International Diplomacy and Immigration

Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling

Over the course of this week, OffTheBus will be running a primer on some of the most important foreign policy issues the next president will face. Today, the primer looks at where Obama and McCain stand on international diplomacy and immigration.

A Bedtime Story for Snake Oil Salesmen

Jessica Catto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Catto

If it is a solution to the energy crisis, the banking crisis, or our over stressed military, we need expert input. For that input to morph into solutions, we need focused collaborative work and lowered voices.

Sam Stein

Book Exclusive: Lou Dobbs Said He'd Be Happy To Triple Immigration Levels

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new book by a prominent progressive author contains a rather ironic revelation: CNN's Lou Dobbs -- the disgruntled television voice of anti-immigrat...

Jesse Ventura: I Live With Those Brown-Skinned People Who Frighten Lou Dobbs

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Larry King Live Tuesday, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse "The Body" Ventura talked about living "off the grid" in Baja California. Before telling King ...

Geraldo Won't Shake "Shameful" "Hate-Monger" Lou Dobbs' Hand

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Geraldo Rivera appeared on "The View" today to promote his new book, His Panic, which prompted a discussion of how Americans fear immigrants. He expl...