MONDAY, MAY 20 PROGRAM # 8610 12:00 PM PT Fighting Big Pharma’s Inflated Drug Prices. Calling Big Pharma companies “the largest private sector corporate cartel in history,” 44 US states took the industry to court claiming there is collusion to fix hundreds of generic drug prices. On other news, a grassroots coalition is launching a […]
FRIDAY, MAY 17 PROGRAM # 8609 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments Photo: Turismo Ciudad de México/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
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THURSDAY, MAY 16 PROGRAM # 8608 12:00 PM PT Latino Shops and the Threat of Rising Rents. The rising costs of rent and housing in the San Francisco bay area are threatening mom and pop businesses in the traditionally Latino Mission neighborhood. Those shops that haven’t relocated are at high risk of being pushed out. […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 PROGRAM # 8607 12:00 PM PT Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. This is a conversation with a recently recognized activist who for decades has been in the forefront advocating for the world’s rainforests and human rights. She comments on the challenges faced by the Amazon basin, the world’s largest tropical rain […]
TUESDAY, MAY 14 PROGRAM # 8606 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposed regulation, which would eliminate fee waivers for immigrants who apply for citizenship and other forms of immigration relief, a move that critics called the building of a “Second Wall” against citizenship. On other news, ICE […]
MONDAY, MAY 13 PROGRAM # 8605 12:00 PM PT Celebrating Mother’s Day. After being deported to Mexico, a migrant mother was able to reunite with her kids by boldly showing up at the border aboard a bus with members of a caravan of transnational activists. Three years later, she continues living with her now teen […]
A few days after being admitted to an immigration detention center, an immigrant suffered a heart attack that could have cost him his life. His wife said that the heart attack was due to negligence in medical care and the administering of medications.
FRIDAY, MAY 10 PROGRAM # 8604 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Although three measures were announced to reactivate the economy in the border states, only the increase in the minimum wage took place in more than 80 companies. However, the obradorista government has neither lowered the federal taxes (IVA and ISR), nor has it been […]
THURSDAY, MAY 9 PROGRAM # 8603 12:00 PM PT Pioneering Chicano Arts Space Evicted. After almost 50 years as a community anchor in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, influential gallery and arts collective Galería de la Raza was handed an eviction notice and forced to leave the building, which looks now abandoned and […]