Politics & Elections
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 PROGRAM # 7977 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. Analysts comment on President Obama’s last days in office and the calls for presidential pardons. They also discuss reports on rallies across the nation this week for immigrant rights, the hearings in the US Senate on Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions, and other news. […]
MONDAY, JANUARY 16 PROGRAM # 7976 12:00 PM PST. Dr. King: Time for Racial Healing. The nation celebrates the birthday of the civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr on the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. A leader of philanthropy and civil rights activists reflect on the impact on minority groups […]
(Español) Los inmigrantes son uno de los sectores bajo ataque por las propuestas de Trump, pero también lo están los derechos de la mujer, la protección del medio ambiente, los derechos de la comunidad LGBTQ, los avances en materia de salud, la protección de los derechos civiles y la libertad religiosa.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 PROGRAM # 7975 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Public protests against the increase in gasoline are in it’s second consecutive week. In the nation’s capital, a demonstrator goes on hunger strike in front of the Cathedral, while hundreds of marchers call for the resignation of President Peña Nieto and repudiate political parties. […]
Washington, the responses of Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees for the Department of Justice and Homeland Security, during their Senate hearings, reflected harsher immigration and civil rights policies around the corner. This generated a new wave of concern among activist and immigrants. c José López Zamorano reports from Capitol Hill.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 PROGRAM # 7974 12:00 PM PT From Tandas to Bank Loans. A conversation with the winner of a recent “genius grant,” an award given by the MacArthur Foundation to recognize creative work. José Quiñonez created an organization to help unbanked low-income immigrants to establish credit history to be able to get credit […]
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 PROGRAM # 7973 12:00 PM PST. Aid in Dying Laws. This month, a Colorado law allowing terminally ill patients to take their own lives using prescribed medication goes into effect. Colorado became the sixth state to allow the right to medical aid in dying after voters approved a proposition in November. What […]
TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 PROGRAM # 7972 12:00 PM PST. “Six Figures and Struggling.” This is a conversation with well-known financial planning expert Louis Barajas about his new book “Six Figures and Struggling.” He says people who earn six figures still live paycheck to paycheck, struggling to make ends meet, feeling frustrated and guilty. How can […]
MONDAY, JANUARY 9 PROGRAM # 7971 12:00 PM PST. Bilingual Education Back in California. After voters approved Proposition 58, public schools in California have the green light to bring bilingual and multilingual programs back to the schoolroom. The new reform will take effect in July. How are schools preparing for the new law? Where are […]
Even before the election, nearly half of 11th and 12th graders at the school reported frequent, sad and hopeless feelings, and nine percent had seriously considered suicide, according to the 2014-2015 California Healthy Kids Survey.