“The Biggest Tax Cut” Plan. Also, Las Vegas: Prayers and Action on Gun Control. Also, Survivor of Ayotzinapa.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 PROGRAM # 8170 12:00 PM PST. “The Biggest Tax Cut” Plan. In the first major reform of the US tax code in decades, President Trump unveiled a plan for a massive tax cut for individuals and corporations. The plan doesn’t include details on costs. Who wins and loses under Trump’s tax plan? […]
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 PROGRAM # 8169 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. On the eve of the critical DACA renewal deadline, public calls grow to extend it and get Congress to act on a legislative remedy, while service providers mount a new effort to help Dreamers renew DACA. On other topic, raising constitutional and privacy questions, […]
MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 PROGRAM # 8168 12:00 PM PST. Puerto Rico Aid Crisis. Two weeks after the catastrophic hit of Hurricane Maria on September 20, most of Puerto Rico remains without power, and many have limited access to food, water and medicines. Many hospitals continue closed and there are growing fears of a humanitarian disaster. […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 8167 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Ten days after the earthquake in Mexico City, the hope of finding people alive has ceased. After the emergency, the irritation of the victims grows and so does the pain of the people who still have relatives trapped in collapsed buildings. In the housing […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 8166 12:00 PM PT Healthcare Alert Continues. While the attempt to repeal Obamacare failed one more time, the threats from the White House and the Republican leaders keep the healthcare system in check, raising the prospects for higher premiums and less choices for next year. In the aftermath, activists and […]
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 8165 12:00 PM PST. Restorative Justice in Rural Schools. As a new jail is being built in neighboring Indio, sign of a jail-building boom in the state, youth advocates in rural Coachella are pushing for restorative justice programs in the schools as an alternative to punitive discipline such as expulsion […]
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 8164 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. California is suing the Trump administration to stop the border wall. Nine days to the deadline to apply for DACA renewals, advocates ramp up efforts to help Dreamers pay application fees and US Senators call for an extension after the hurricane disasters in Texas, […]
New Obamacare Repeal. Also, Mexico and Puerto Rico After the Natural Disasters. Also, Colorado River Protector.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 PROGRAM # 8163 12:00 PM PST. New Obamacare Repeal. Republicans are staging a last-ditch push to pass a bill to repeal Obamacare with a simple majority. With a united Democratic opposition and two Republicans against it, the bill has slim chances, but the debate is rising in tone. Analysts comment on the […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 8162 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: Edgar Juarez/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 8161 12:00 PM PT Big Quake Hits Mexico. A second powerful earthquake hit Central Mexico, killing more than 250 and devastating Mexico City and other areas around the nation’s capital. The strong temblor leveled hundreds of buildings in the old town of Jojutla. This is a report on the local, […]