MONDAY, AUGUST 22 PROGRAM # 7862 12:00 PM PST. Rascuache Bicycling. While cities have been designed for car traffic and parking, a growing number of local governments are including bikes in new urban plans. And while many see bicycle commuting as a sport for White middle class elites, some cities are starting to recognize that […]
(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 17 PROGRAM # 7859 12:00 PM PT The Waters of Wrath. A leader of the Yaqui tribe in Northern Mexico visits California to speak about the major Yaqui River land grab behind the development of the aqueduct to reroute the waters of the formerly mighty river to Hermosillo. Contrary to official accounts, the […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 8 PROGRAM # 7852 12:00 PM PST. Delaying Fight Against Zika. The first cases of mosquito-transmitted Zika infection were reported in South Florida, ground zero of the Zika outbreak. Health experts warn there might be many cases of locally acquired infection in many states, especially around the Gulf. Still, the US Congress went […]
The traditional authorities of the Yaqui indigenous tribe, in the north of Mexico, say the construction of a mega-aqueduct will leave the Yaqui River dry and their people without their ancestral sustenance. In retaliation for defending his people’s water rights, one prominent Yaqui leader spent a year in prison
(Español) Se espera que este desvío masivo de aguas terminará por secar el ya de por sí casi seco río que ha sido sustento de la nación Yaqui a lo largo de su historia, advierten las autoridades tradicionales del referido pueblo indígena.
This week, members of the group Moms Clean Air Force made their voices heard in Congress, with a unique demonstration of music and games. They were trying to call attention to the importance of clean air and environmental conservation.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6 PROGRAM # 7829 12:00 PM PT Soil Not Oil. Speakers at an international environmental conference titled “Soil Not Oil” join this program. Guest: Diana Donlon, Cool Foods Campaign Director, Center for Food Safety, San Francisco, CA; Andres Soto, Community Organizer, Comunidades por un Medio Ambiente Mejor, Member, Alianza Progresista de Richmond, Richmond, […]
(Español) Las acciones inaludibles a tomar para proteger la ruta migratoria y el hábitat invernal de la Monarca son: la mitigación de la pérdida del hábitat de reproducción debida al uso de herbicidas que eliminan los algodoncillos, mediante la protección de terrenos con algodoncillos y fuentes de néctar nativo; el cese total a la tala en la Reserva de la Biosfera de la Mariposa Monarca.
The first hearing of a California Assembly committee in a zone that for decades was polluted with lead, arsenic and other dangerous toxic products by the battery recycling company, Exide, represented a small ray of hope. The neighborhood families, who are mostly Latino, strongly criticized state authorities for the slow moving operations of monitoring and clean-up.