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Students Stage Walkout One Month After Florida Massacre

A month after the massacre in Parkland, Florida, tens of thousands of students around the country remembered those killed by holding walkouts and taking to the streets to demand urgent gun control measures for safety in their homes and schools.

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Jesús Adolfo Delgado Duarte, de 19 años. Estaba escondido en la cajuela de un auto cuando lo acribillaron.

Furor Over Police Shooting of Young Latino in San Francisco

(Español) “A ustedes cada año la comunidad les está aumentando su salario para que tengan más tecnología, pero, ¿cuándo van a tener más inteligencia?

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School Walkouts on Gun Violence. Also, Puerto Rico: Reconstruction Woes.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 PROGRAM # 8285 12:00 PM PT School Walkouts on Gun Violence. Thousands of students around the country protesting gun violence stage coordinated walkouts in high schools on this day, one month after the mass shooting in Parkland. Many students, teachers and supporters walked out for 17 minutes to honor the 17 killed […]

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Los manifestantes escuchan mientras se leen los nombres de las víctimas del tiroteo en la escuela de Florida durante una protesta estudiantil por la legislación de control de armas frente a la Casa Blanca, el miércoles 21 de febrero de 2018 en Washington, DC. Foto: AP.

(Español) Toman las calles contra la violencia de las armas en memoria de los caídos en Parkland

(Español) “Que sepa el Congreso que podemos votar en noviembre, y otros en 2020 y 2022. Si no nos mantiene a salvo, van a perder su trabajo”.

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(Español) Personas mayores de 65 años sobrepasarán a los jóvenes en 2030

(Español) Aunque se proyecta que los nacimientos serán casi cuatro veces mayores que el nivel de migración internacional neta en las próximas décadas, “un número creciente de muertes compensará cada vez más la cantidad de nacimientos que pueden contribuir al crecimiento de la población”.

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Mintin estudiantil de protesta de la preparatoria Marjory Stoneman Douglas y aliados en Parkland, Florida. Foto: www.alligator.com.

(Español) Con la vida en la línea, estudiantes de Parkland y Dreamers

(Español) Inmigrantes tocados por la violencia y el odio se suman a la protesta contra poderoso lobby de las armas, que con donaciones tienen atados de manos a los republicanos y algún demócrata.

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Youth Join Forces Against Gun Violence. Also, Sessions Sues California on Sanctuary Policies. Also, Texas Primaries and Trump Effect.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 PROGRAM # 8280 12:00 PM PT Youth Join Forces Against Gun Violence. Immigrant youth, some of them hit by violence and hatred, join forces with the survivors of the mass shooting in Stoneman Douglas High School and they will be joining the protests and student walkouts, taking on the powerful lobby of […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MARCH 6 PROGRAM # 8279 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. On the day after the deadline to end DACA, advocates comment on their efforts to get Congress to talk again about a solution for Dreamers. A leading Dreamer visiting Washington warns that the sense of urgency must continue, since more than a thousand of […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 PROGRAM # 8274 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A political analyst comments on what’s next in the political and legal battle around DACA, days before the official end of the program as ordered by Trump. Also, a community leader says that thanks to documents obtained by Washington Sen. Cantwell, she has confirmed […]

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Arming the Teachers. Also, New Showdown on Union Fees.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 PROGRAM # 8273 12:00 PM PT Arming the Teachers. The gun debate rages after the mass shooting in Florida, with surviving students leading the charge in a new movement for gun control. President Trump has pushed for arming teachers, aligning himself with the gun lobby. Teacher union leaders call the idea absurd: […]

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