FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 PROGRAM # 9899 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. In New York, the trial started against Genaro García Luna, who was the top cop under former Mexican President Felipe Calderón, who, funded and equipped by the US, launched the Mexican drug war in 2006. Garcia Luna faces charges of colluding with powerful drug […]
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 PROGRAM # 9897 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: California Storm Damage. Communities around California are devastated after a three-week series of winter storms. President Biden visited the disaster area and vowed to help residents rebuild. This is a report on the recovery efforts. Photo: Bob Dass via Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here […]
Displaced Mushroom Workers. Florida Bans African American History Studies. Political Shootings in New Mexico.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 PROGRAM # 9898 12:00 PM PT Displaced Mushroom Workers. Dozens of Guatemalan workers were left jobless and without pay after a Colorado mushroom mega-farm collapsed into despite receiving Covid relief. Some farm workers are now exploring the possibility of running the company themselves as a worker cooperative. The company is one of […]
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 9896 12:00 PM PT Exxon Predicted Global Warming. A recent study showed that ExxonMobil’s own climate research accurately predicted the pace and severity of global warming. Despite that information, the company chose to publicly cast doubt for decades on climate science findings, including UN-sponsored research. UN leaders say “big oil […]
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 9894 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Mexican Miners During the Gold Rush. (Program Repeat.) While Mexican, Chilean and Peruvian miners pioneered gold production in early California, they are hardly recognized in the official narrative about the history of the Golden State. Mexican and Latino mining camps were displaced by fortune […]
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 9895 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Biden Administration’s new asylum policy, including the proposed asylum transit ban, will have consequences similar to the ones of the Trump Administration. How are these policies likely to play out for asylum seekers from Central America, the Caribbean and elsewhere? Also, a new […]
MONDAY, JANUARY 23 PROGRAM # 9893 12:00 PM PT Roe v. Wade at Fifty. On the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Latina leaders reflect on the road ahead in the quest for reproductive health rights. Latinas are the largest group of women of color to be impacted by the recent decision to overturn Roe […]
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 PROGRAM # 9892 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Mexican miners on strike from Cananea asked for President López Obrador intervention to comply with a request by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to protect labor rights. A negotiating panel was scheduled to meet this week. Labor analysts discuss the outcome. This program […]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 PROGRAM # 9890 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “Black Cuban, Black American.” (Program Repeat.) In this archival interview, Cuban-American writer and community activist Evelio Grillo talks about his life growing up in Tampa, FL, in the early 20th Century, experiencing discrimination for being Black, immigrant, poor and Spanish speaker. Grillo dedicated the […]