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Mexico Edition.

With the arbitrary detention of doctor Jose Manuel Mireles and the creation of the group guardias rurales, the Peña Nieto administration militarized a problem considered to be a public safety issue and made a political prisoner of the man who rose up in arms to combat drug trafficking in the state of Michoacan, said in […]

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Harris v. Quinn. Also, Dr. Mireles Arrested.

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, a labor case which could have significant consequences on the future of organized labor in the country. At issue is whether public employee’s mandatory payment of union dues or fees is constitutional. This is a discussion on this and […]

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Mexico Edition.

The immigration agents in Mexico are more delinquent than a drug lord; they control the gangs (Mara) inside the immigration holding centre, and tell the Mara to steal and beat the undocumented and if a foreigner wants to be release, they are told to pay a sum (from five to ten thousand dollars), these are […]

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Soccer and Politics.

A conversation with journalists from influential magazines about the politics behind the World Cup. These experts comment on the tight control by a television network over broadcasting rights of the games in Mexico, the controversial managing of the tournament by Mexico’s soccer authority, and the controversy over the public use in the stadiums of a […]

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Latino Voters and the Midterm Election. Also, One Year After S. 744.

Almost four months before Election Day, this program begins a series exploring the impact of Latino voters. Analysts also discuss the impact of the Voting Rights Amendment Act bill to restore protections for Latino voters and the loss of voting protections under a U.S. Supreme Court decision nearly a year ago. Guests: Myrna Pérez, Deputy […]

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Immigration Edition.

New York state legislators are introducing the New York is Home Act, the first step in a national campaign to push states to extend full equality to millions of non citizens. In California, after a new law will allow undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses, a coalition is pushing to have a license that […]

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Mexico Edition.

Pro-immigrant activist Jose Jacques Medina considers that accelerating the deportation of migrant children who are traveling alone and are in immigration detention centers in the United States won’t resolve the problem, and it will only increase the abandonment of the children. Jacques Medina called on President Obama to stop the procedures that causes the division […]

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Dolores Huerta.

Iconic civil rights activist and farmworker movement pioneer Dolores Huerta is celebrating her 84th birthday and a lifetime in the fight for human rights. In this conversation, Huerta talks about current issues topping her agenda, including ending big money in politics, restorative justice in schools, reproductive justice, and immigration reform. Guest: Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores […]

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Extreme School Segregation.

Extreme School Segregation. As the nation marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. BOE, a report by UCLA’s Civil Rights Project finds that the schools of New York are the most segregated in the nation, and the schools of California are the most segregated for Latino students. What are the educational problems that are associated […]

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Immigration Edition.

This week’s marks the two anniversary of DACA, the program that defers deporting undocumented immigrants who arrived as children. Hundreds of thousands have yet to apply for the benefit. How can DACA reach them, especially those in rural areas? Analysts also comment on the role immigration played in the recent primary races of leading Republicans […]

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