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Pioneering Chicano Arts Space Evicted.

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 […]

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“We Have Iré”.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 PROGRAM # 8602 12:00 PM PT “We Have Iré.” On the eve of the premiere of the theater work “We Have Iré,” a group of accomplished Afro-Cuban artists tell their stories of overcoming the challenges of immigration and finding success in the US through hard work and “iré,” the Lucumi word for […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 7 PROGRAM # 8601 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Florida’s Republican legislature passed a ban against sanctuary-city policies; the controversial bill, requiring local police to cooperate with immigration officials, heads now to Gov. DeSantis desk, who has promised to sign it into law. In response, activists renew their travel alert, warning immigrants and […]

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Did Cinco de Mayo Save the Union? Also, “Harvest Season.”

MONDAY, MAY 6 PROGRAM # 8600 12:00 PM PT Did Cinco de Mayo Save the Union? On the anniversary of the Battle of Cinco de Mayo, this program features remarks from a Mexican scholar, quotes from historians, and music from the period of the French occupation. At a time when the threat of foreign intervention […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, MAY 3 PROGRAM # 8599 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The old dissatisfaction of the Mexican workers was heard once again this May 1st, May Day. In the streets and with megaphones, the bureaucrats protested the dismissal of 220 thousand government employees, while from the roof of a truck, the teachers of the Coordinadora […]

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Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos?

THURSDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 8598 12:00 PM PT Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos? A federal court ordered Trump’s EPA to make a decision by July whether to ban chlorpyrifos, the pesticide widely used in agriculture and which has been linked to neurological damage in children. As the federal government fails to take action, Democrats in […]

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May Day. Also, Venezuela: Failed Coup or Uprising?

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 PROGRAM # 8597 12:00 PM PT May Day. May 1 has been declared a Day without Latinos in Wisconsin by immigrant- and labor-rights leaders, who are calling for no work, no school and no buying. Ten thousand are rallying on Madison’s Capitol and demand the legislature to restore driver licenses for immigrants, […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30 PROGRAM # 8596 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The FBI arrested in New Mexico the leader of a right-wing armed group that was detaining and terrorizing migrants at gunpoint. Did border agents collude with the paramilitary band to round up migrants? On other news, the Trump administration is planning to allow low-level […]

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Latino Vote Power.

MONDAY, APRIL 29 PROGRAM # 8595 12:00 PM PT Latino Vote Power. Latinos and young Millennials showed up to vote in November’s midterm election in numbers not seen in many years, especially in California, Texas, and Florida, with immigration voters leading the charge. On other news, Texas agreed to reform the way the state screens […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 PROGRAM # 8594 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Former bracero workers filed a complaint in recent days with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights in Washington against the Mexican government and the Mexican Supreme Court, challenging a ruling in November against thousands of Braceros who demand reimbursement of owed salaries.Also, the incoming […]

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