Politics & Elections
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7893 1:00 PM PT Schools Not Prisons. A number of young performing artists tour California, including some correctional facilities, in an effort to promote activism and voting among young people. This community-oriented campaign calls for an end to overspending on prisons and jails, and instead give way to a new […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7892 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: commons.wikimedia.org For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
The worst drought in California history is still impacting a tiny Latino town in the Central Valley, causing chronic scarcity of drinking water. But the drought has also caused something else: a flood of energy among local youth to bring more voters to the polls
More than 80 million people watched the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, breaking records. The candidates talked about the economy and race relations, as well as attitudes toward women.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 7891 12:00 PM PT Schools Allowing Guns on Campus. School district officials from high schools in Kern County are allowing non-employees to bring guns to the high school campuses, if they have a permit to carry concealed weapons. This is the fourth school district in California to allow guns on […]
(Español) Aquí un calendario electoral con las fechas para los distintos estados donde puede todavía registrarse, y los requerimientos de cada entidad, ya sea acudiendo personalmente a una oficina, o por correo (inglés).
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 7890 12:00 PM PT Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Pulitzer Prize winning author Miriam Pawel talks about her new book The Crusades of Cesar Chavez. She and playwright Luis Valdez lead a discussion forum in Fresno today as part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. […]
(Español) “Pero votaré por ella con tal de que no gane Trump. Como hispana no puedo consentir que gane el racismo en este país, porque no es posible que se haya despertado a la gente que es racista en un país hecho por inmigrantes. Es un peligro que se haya creado un monstruo como Trump.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 7889 12:00 PM PST. First Presidential Debate. The day after the first presidential debate, campaign representatives join this program to discuss selected highlights of the session, which is believed to go into history as the most watched presidential debate ever. The topics included jobs creation, tax policies, free trade agreements, […]
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 7888 12:00 PM PST. “Mirar Morir.” Two years after the killing of six people and the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Mexico, and as part of a global campaign urging for an investigation that gets to the bottom of the case, independent filmmakers screen the documentary Mirar Morir in […]