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Plans to Attack College Admissions.

MONDAY, AUGUST 7 PROGRAM # 8126 12:00 PM PST. Plans to Attack College Admissions. The Justice Department plans to investigate affirmative action policies in college admissions to determine whether those programs discriminate against students based on race. Civil rights advocates fear this will lead to lawsuits against universities for not admitting more white students over […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 PROGRAM # 8125 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The program opens with a review of the news about the leakage of the transcripts of the phone call between presidents Trump and Peña Nieto in which Trump tells the Mexican president: “Stop saying Mexico won’t pay for the wall.” Radio listeners called and […]

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Restoring Bilingual Education.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 PROGRAM # 8124 12:00 PM PT Restoring Bilingual Education. California is allocating new funds to train bilingual teachers to address the shortage of bilingual educators and the state Department of Education has announced a new language policy to help expand bilingual instruction, as part of Proposition 58, the new law approved by […]

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Hate Crimes, Police Abuse. Also, Soil Not Oil.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 PROGRAM # 8123 12:00 PM PST. Hate Crimes, Police Abuse. As the US Senate confirms Christopher Wray as new FBI director, civil rights groups call on the new chief to tackle the growing wave of hate incidents around the nation. Recently, Latino officials in California have been the target of racist death […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics & Elections |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 PROGRAM # 8122 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. In a speech in Ohio, President Trump called certain immigrants “predators” and “animals,” followed by remarks in New York against criminal Salvadoran gangs, in a hardline push for deportations. Also, the House of Representatives passed a spending bill with 1.6 billion to begin the […]

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Obamacare Repeal Fails: What Now?

MONDAY, JULY 31 PROGRAM # 8121 12:00 PM PST. Obamacare Repeal Fails: What Now? The Obamacare repeal bill failed after a dramatic vote in the US Senate. Why? What does it mean? What’s next? And after threats of cuts to healthcare and Medicaid using the federal budget spending process, what’s the future for the Affordable […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JULY 28 PROGRAM # 8120 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Considering the lack of reliable official records regarding the number of missing persons, and after discovering a growing number of clandestine graves, which already amount to a total of a thousand seventy-eight counted in 19 states, the Diocesan Center for Human Rights decided to […]

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Kern: Student Expulsions, Sanctuary Fight.

THURSDAY, JULY 27 PROGRAM # 8119 12:00 PM PT Kern: Student Expulsions, Sanctuary Fight. California’s Kern County high schools agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit which claimed that Latino and Black students are expelled at rates significantly higher than the other students. Advocates discuss this development, and comment on a report showing close ties between […]

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Oregon’s Health for All Kids. Also, Battle Over Single-Payer Healthcare.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 PROGRAM # 8118 12:00 PM PST. Oregon’s Health for All Kids. Oregon is about to have health care for all children. Under a plan passed by the legislature and championed by Gov. Kate Brown, health insurance will be extended to undocumented children under the state’s version of Medicaid. A co-sponsoring legislator, who […]

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Posted in Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JULY 25 PROGRAM # 8117 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. Responding to the growing threats against DACA and the uncertainty faced by young immigrants, US senators from both parties introduced a new Dream Act bill that would allow immigrants who grew up in the US to apply for legal residence and eventually earn citizenship. […]

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