Economy & Labor
(Español) “En el momento que colapsa la Unión Soviética, Cuba se vio, como sin luz, porque fue un momento que en Cuba fuimos a dormir ricos, y nos levantamos pobres”.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 7854 12:00 PM PT Home Loans: The Big Gap. Latino borrowers are denied access to home mortgage loans at much higher rates than Whites, which continues causing stark racial wealth gaps and housing segregation. And those who lack access the most are the same ones who were most affected by […]
(Español) Más allá de la moratoria de pagos, algunos en la isla podrían resentir en el corto plazo los impactos de una baja salarial y aumento de precios en servicios básicos.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7810 12:00 PM PT The Youth Agenda. Members of a first-of-its-kind youth commission talk about crime prevention, employment, health, and other pressing issues impacting the lives of teens and young adults in the city of Fresno and beyond. The newly-created youth commission will advise and take an active role in […]
MONDAY, MAY 23. PROGRAM # 7788 12:00 PM PT Farm Worker Initiatives. Hundreds of farmworker organizers met in Bakersfield, CA, for the United Farm Workers’ 20th Convention. The top union leader discusses highlights of key labor issues addressed at the convention as well as new national and international initiatives to protect farm workers, including a […]
TUESDAY, MAY 17. PROGRAM # 7784 12:00 PM PT Bridging the Digital Divide. Low-income families may now have access to high-quality, high-speed Internet access thanks to reforms that made broadband service more affordable for millions of people. The federal government launched a series of initiatives, including ConnectALL, ConnectHome, and modernized Lifeline, a program designed to […]
Los Angeles is one of the cities with the most prohibitive costs of rent in the whole country. In several areas of the city, construction and remodeling of old apartment buildings has caused the displacement of many poor families, many of whom are Latino and African-American, who had lived there for decades.
(Español) Los beneficiarios de la acción diferida de la administración federal “ofrecen un gran beneficio para nuestra mano de obra local y nacional”, afirmó Kathy Tran, Subdirector de Políticas y Promoción de Habilidades y Desarrollo Laboral en el Foro Nacional de Inmigración.
The budget crisis in Puerto Rico is not over, and without concrete actions from the Obama administration and Congress, representatives of more than 40 organizations from the island decided to take their struggle to Washington, D.C. Social leaders say the measures of austerity imposed by the government have provoked a humanitarian emergency among the poorest residents.