Politics & Elections
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30. PROGRAM # 7663 12:00 PM PT Paris Climate Summit. Starting today, world leaders meet in Paris in the UN Climate Conference, expecting to get for the first time a major global deal to curb global warming. The Conference of the Parties is divided about who is responsible to cut emissions of greenhouse […]
(Español) ¿Qué está pensando el resto del Partido Republicano? ¿Le preocupa que personajes como Trump, Carson o Ted Cruz sigan despuntando? ¿Han comprado la teoría de que la base extremista energizada es suficiente para competir efectivamente ante la nominada o el nominado demócrata en 2016?
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27. PROGRAM # 7662 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: Joaquín Martínez/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25. PROGRAM # 7660 12:00 PM PT Latino Retirees and the Nest Egg. Social Security benefits make most of the income for nearly half of Latino elders and many live on the edge of poverty because they have not saved for retirement. An official of the Social Security Administration talks about how to […]
(Español) Libre, un esfuerzo millonario financiado por los multimillonarios hermanos conservadores Koch, dedicado a ganarse a los latinos con el mensaje de que los principios de libertad económica y de un gobierno más pequeño les darán oportunidad y prosperidad.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24. PROGRAM # 7659 12:00 PM PT Refugees in the Crossfire. President Obama pledged to admit thousands of refugees fleeing violence in Syria. Following the tragic attacks in Paris, nearly half of the US governors asked the federal government not to resettle Syrians refugees into their state and the US House voted to […]
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23. PROGRAM # 7658 12:00 PM PT Latinas on the Rise. Yakima elected for the first time in history Latina city councilmembers after the old at-large election system was abolished and citizens voted in districts for the first time. Three Latinas were elected, bringing with them the promise of major changes to this […]
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20. PROGRAM # 7657 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. An activist reports that the government of Enrique Peña Nieto susepnded payment of 38,000 pesos to more than 40,000 former braceros, though funds were allocated to pay for this debt since 2012. Also, a transnational union leader says though the temporary agricultural workers program […]
A year before the 2016 elections, a group of civil organizations in Los Angeles is trying to get more permanent residents to take this important step. Our correspondent Rubén Tapia found a couple that resisted becoming U.S. citizens for a long time, but has now finally decided to do so.