THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 PROGRAM # 8778 12:00 PM PT 50 Years of Ethnic Studies. Fifty years ago, students at San Francisco State University led a five-month strike in demand of relevant education for students of color. The protest, the longest campus strike in US history, helped galvanize the creation of the College of Ethnic Studies, […]
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 8771 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. News reporters and commentators discuss some of the news stories that made headlines on Línea Abierta during 2019. Highlights include the impeachment of Trump, the mass shooting in El Paso, the battle in the courts for DACA and against the “public charge” […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19 PROGRAM # 8763 12:00 PM PT Young Latino Vote Power. Surveys show that the power of young Latino voters is rapidly emerging, at a time when every 30 seconds a Latino turns 18 years old and becomes eligible to vote. Their interest in politics has increased since Trump took office. Latino leaders […]
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17 PROGRAM # 8761 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Marco Saavedra, an undocumented immigrant who came to the US as a child is now requesting political asylum as a human rights activist. Saavedra gained notoriety in 2012 after taking bold actions to protest immigration policies: he made himself arrested to infiltrate a private […]
(Español) “Entiendo la desesperación y la rabia que siente tanta gente joven. Necesitamos implementar el principio de equidad intergeneracional que establece el acuerdo de París”.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3 PROGRAM # 8751 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Apple broke ground to build a mega-campus facility in Austin, where their most powerful computers ever will be made, as CEO Tim Cook gives credit to young immigrants and vows to continue fighting for Apple’s 450 DACA-protected employees. On other story, ICE created a […]
(Español) ¿Cómo viven decenas de miles de niños sin hogar ? ¿Quién se preocupa por los trabajadores agrícolas ? ¿Y qué dicen los candidatos?
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 PROGRAM # 8740 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Farmworkers from Florida and supporters protest at the New York offices of the largest shareholder of Wendy’s, urging the fast-food chain to sign up to a fair food agreement to help eradicate forced labor and sexual abuse in the fields. […]
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 8736 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Following coordinated walkouts in high schools and colleges all over the country, hundreds of immigrant-rights advocates gather in Washington to voice support for DACA, as the US Supreme Court convenes to hear oral arguments on Trump’s decision to end the program. Can the Court […]
(Español) Una decisión adversa de la Suprema disminuiría las ganancias que han hecho los dacamentados, y las proyecciones económicas para su futuro y el del país.