Politics & Elections

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 PROGRAM # 8589 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Thanks to the labor movement named 20-32, workers from 95 maquiladora companies located in border states benefited from the 20 percent increase in their salaries and the payment of a single bonus of 32,000 pesos, informed labor lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas. The activist and […]

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Una de las múltiples páginas con amplios segmentos bloqueados del informe del Fiscal General, Robert Mueller.

Mueller Report Fuels Electoral Debate

After three weeks of intense national pressure, Attorney General William Barr finally published the report of the investigation of special prosecutor Robert Mueller on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

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Ramsey Muñiz Free. Also, The Mueller Report.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 PROGRAM # 8588 12:00 PM PT Ramsey Muñiz Free. After more than 24 years in federal prison and thanks to a public “Free Ramsey Muñiz” movement, Chicano activist and lawyer Ramsey Muñiz received a “compassionate release” in December. Muñiz, who gained notoriety after running a surprisingly powerful campaign for governor of Texas […]

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Senador demócrata de Carmel, California, Bill Monning muestra la cantidad de azúcar en una botella de 20 onzas de Coca-Cola. Monning está impulsando una legislación que pondría etiquetas de advertencia de salud en las bebidas azucaradas. Describe a la industria de los refrescos como una gran influencia en la política de California. Foto: Samantha Young / Kaiser Health News

Big Soda Pours Big Bucks Into California’s Capitol

(Español) Monning aseguró que la industria de los refrescos es un adversario formidable. Muchos colegas le dicen que no pueden votar por una legislación que afectaría las ventas porque tienen un distribuidor en su distrito.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Marijuana Industry Workers Denied Citizenship. “364-Day” Law. The REAL Act.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 PROGRAM # 8587 12:00 PM PT Marijuana Industry Workers Denied Citizenship. Longtime green-card residents are being denied US citizenship only because they worked in the legal marijuana industry. Immigrants are getting caught in the crossfire between state laws approved by voters and federal laws. An analyst comments on the case of Denver […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16 PROGRAM # 8586 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Civil rights leaders issued a travel alert for those traveling to Florida, warning them about possible racial profiling and detention and deportation if controversial bills become law. Also, in Arkansas, the governor signed into law a bill that makes Dreamers eligible for in-state tuition […]

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Tax Day. Also, Washington News Roundup.

MONDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 8585 12:00 PM PT Tax Day. A federal official talks about the big changes brought to Californians and taxpayers in other states by the new tax law, gives advice for last-minute tax filers, and warns about common tax scams and tax filing mistakes. Guest: Irma Treviño, Communications and Liaison, Section […]

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Foto: IRS. GOV

(Español) La tasa impositiva para las grandes corporaciones es del 0%

(Español) El Centro de Investigación Pew realizó un sondeo del 20 al 25 de marzo y encontró que el 36% de los adultos aprueba la ley, en comparación con el 49% que la desaprueba.

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Foto: www.tcdailyplanet.net.

(Español) Reto demócrata no debe estar en sus diferencias sobre inmigracion sino en derrotar a Trump

(Español) Mientras Trump sólo pronuncia las palabras mágicas “socialismo” y “fronteras abiertas” para energizar a su base, los demócratas tienen que atraer votantes independientes sin “ofender” al ala con propuestas más radicales como abolir ICE.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Politics & Elections |
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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 PROGRAM # 8584 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: Turismo Ciudad de México/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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