Politics & Elections
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 PROGRAM # 8637 12:00 PM PT US, Iran: On the Brink of War? Amid reports that Trump ordered, then called off a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a US drone, and amid escalation tensions, there is debate in Congress about the need to require the Trump administration […]
TUESDAY, JUNE 25 PROGRAM # 8636 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. On his reelection campaign kick off rally, President Trump promised to escalate immigrant raids and detentions and deport millions. Sanctuary congregations are responding by preparing rapid-response plans and other advocates are targeting the technology that enables mass raids. Also, in a court hearing in […]
MONDAY, JUNE 24 PROGRAM # 8635 12:00 PM PT Groundbreaking Protections for Farmworkers. The New York Assembly and Senate passed farm labor bills that for the first time give farmworkers the right to unionize, collect overtime pay and unemployment benefits, and take at least one day off per week. Despite the opposition of the agricultural […]
FRIDAY, JUNE 21 PROGRAM # 8634 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. With a transfer of 30 million dollars donated by Mexico to El Salvador, the first step was taken to promote the ambitious program of Integral Development for Central America, which includes additional investments for Guatemala and Honduras with the aim of curbing undocumented migration […]
(Español) El gobierno de Trump propone cambiar las reglas de la vivienda pública federal a fin de dejar en la calle a familias enteras si solo uno de sus miembros es indocumentado.
A few days after the Supreme Court ruled on whether or not to include the question of citizenship in the 2020 Census, another serious problem is the lack of resources.
(Español) La líder más reconocida de ese histórico movimiento fue Susan B. Anthony, una reformadora social de Massachusetts, pero detrás de ella hubo un ejército de “sufraguistas” .
THURSDAY, JUNE 20 PROGRAM # 8633 12:00 PM PT Renewed Call for New Leaders. A scholar and social activist is convening a Latino summit to coordinate binational efforts to respond to Trump’s trade and migrant war threats on Mexico and get out the vote on 2020. He also comments on Trump’s speech against immigrants on […]
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 PROGRAM # 8632 12:00 PM PT Battle on the Census. A House committee is holding two cabinet secretaries in contempt of Congress, as Trump invoked executive privilege to block revealing key documents on the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Meantime, the Supreme Court is expected to decide […]
TUESDAY, JUNE 18 PROGRAM # 8631 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A group of Democratic members of the US House introduced the No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act, a bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to carry out Trump’s proposed “public charge” rule. On other news, a new report explains how […]