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The Madeleine Brand Show for February 23, 2012




Twenty-five year-old Christian Torres worked at Pomona College for seven years before he was fired. He's been actively trying to form a union of dining hall workers since 2010.
Twenty-five year-old Christian Torres worked at Pomona College for seven years before he was fired. He's been actively trying to form a union of dining hall workers since 2010.
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