Politics & Elections
MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 PROGRAM # 7946 12:00 PM PST. Pipeline Permit Denied at Standing Rock. The US Army refused a permit to build the Dakota Access pipeline through Lake Oahe, the Missouri River and the Sioux Tribe’s sacred grounds. Indigenous leaders call this a historic action while pledging to stay vigilant. Guests: Mario Luna, Spokesperson […]
Concerned about Donald Trump’s threats to deport millions of immigrants and because of the increase in hate crimes, many cities have declared or reaffirmed themselves as Sanctuary Cities.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 PROGRAM # 7945 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: wikipedia.org For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 7944 12:00 PM PT How Will Cap-And-Trade Money Be Spent. California Gov. Brown recently signed in Fresno legislation to help communities most impacted by climate change and air pollution, including this city in the heart of the Central Valley. The issue now is where to spend those monies. The local […]
(Español) :Xavier ha sido un destacado servidor público y estoy seguro de que será un defensor de todos los californianos y de que ayudará a nuestro estado a combatir agresivamente el cambio climático”: Edmund G. Brown Jr.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7943 12:00 PM PST. Hate Crimes; Marijuana Laws. As hate crimes, vandalism and violence against Latinos and Muslims are on the rise, leaders of both communities call on authorities to step in to protect and on the president-elect to stop the divisive rhetoric. Also, in this election, voters of seven […]
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 7942 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. This program includes news about mayors who pledge to continue their sanctuary city against Trump’s plans and Dreamers who ask Obama to expedite DACA applications and close family detention centers. Listeners comment on Trump’s mass deportation plans, the anti-immigration reform immigration team, the future […]
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 7941 12:00 PM PST. Migrant Indians Visit Standing Rock. As the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters continue to protest the building of an oil pipeline by Dakota Access, police escalated the use of force. They hosed demonstrators down with icy water and tear gas. In their fight against a […]
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25 PROGRAM # 7940 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Cotton farmworkers from the states of Coahuila and Durango are denouncing the diversion of federal resources for the benefit of political parties and the privatization of water springs. They point out that the Federal Secretariat of Agriculture handed over to the ruling party PRI […]
(Español) Algunos seguidores de Clinton están llamando a sumarse a esta campaña por el recuento de los votos, y otros seguidores de la demócrata están más bien enfocados en preparar una respuesta para combatir las amenazas de campaña de Trump, mientras el equipo de Clinton no ha respondido al llamado de los seguidores de dicho recuento.