Politics & Elections

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Vanishing Frontiers.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19 PROGRAM # 8362 12:00 PM PT Vanishing Frontiers. At a time when a rhetoric pushing for border walls and policies and war on immigrants permeate the US airwaves, a social analyst releases a timely book examining the bridges that connect Mexico and the US. The book “Vanishing Frontiers” focuses on the great […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15 PROGRAM # 8360 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: unclineberger.org For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Supreme Court Gives Ohio Green Light to Purge Voter Rolls

This week, the Supreme Court ruled that Ohio may continue eliminating voters who have not cast a ballot in six years from voter rolls. This practice, implemented in the state for more than two decades, was questioned by voters’ rights organizations that accuse the state of suppressing the vote of poor people and people of color.

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Health Care and Tax Relief.

THURSDAY, JUNE 14 PROGRAM # 8359 12:00 PM PT Health Care and Tax Relief. In the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration urges the courts to end the Obamacare rule that requires insurers to provide coverage for the sick, claiming protections for preexisting conditions are unconstitutional. Texas and several Republican states […]

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Procuradora General del estado de Nueva York, Barbara Underwood demanda a la fundación Trump y su familia por violar leyes federales. Foto: www.businessinsider.com.

(Español) Fiscalía de Nueva York demanda a Trump por amplias violaciones a la ley

(Español) La Fundación Trump es poco más que una chequera para pagos ilegales de Trump o sus negocios a organizaciones sin fines de lucro. “Esta no es la forma en que las fundaciones privadas deberían funcionar y mi oficina tiene la intención de responsabilizar a la fundación Trump por su uso indebido de los bienes caritativos”.

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Of Primaries and Voter Purges.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 PROGRAM # 8358 12:00 PM PT Of Primaries and Voter Purges. On the day after the primaries in Nevada, Virginia and other states, a journalist comments on the election in Nevada, focusing on the gubernatorial races, the climate surrounding the battle for a US Senate seat, and the prospects for the Energy […]

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Paul Ryan y Kevin McCarthy. Foto: www.nymag.com.

(Español) Paul Ryan anuncia voto de DACA la próxima semana y así mata ‘petición de descargo’

(Español) La última ronda de negociaciones se produjo cuando la solicitud de aprobación de los moderados parecía estar perdiendo fuerza. Creían contar con los representantes Dennis Ross y Dan Newhouse para las firmas de la petición de descargo que faltaban.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 12 PROGRAM # 8357 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Republicans in the US House are now talking about offering a “special visa as a bridge to citizenship” for Dreamers, and warn about resorting to the discharge petition if conservative hardliners derail the talks about a solution to DACA. Also, in one of the […]

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Recognizing Suicide Risk.

MONDAY, JUNE 11 PROGRAM # 8356 12:00 PM PT Recognizing Suicide Risk. The suicide deaths of chef and TV celebrity Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade have catapulted this public health crisis to the nation’s headlines. Suicide behaviors have increased among Latinos, especially female teens. Experts comment on the case of the recent suicide […]

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Mapa de manipulación de líneas de distrito. Foto: www.waynedupree.com

(Español) Únete para frenar el Gerrymandering y otras prácticas de supresión del voto

(Español) “Pero si prestamos atención, si es que realmente podemos profundizar en esto, podemos solucionar los referidos problemas. Podemos cambiar nuestros propios distritos y luego nuestro estado, y luego nuestro país”.

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