Politics & Elections
FRIDAY, MAY 27. PROGRAM # 7792 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: Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
The primary election season is about to end, and the next round will be June 7th in several states, including the big prize: California. In the Democrats’ race, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders come to California at a technical tie, with a debate so heated that leaders see it hard to save future unity of the party.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. PROGRAM # 7790 12:00 PM PT Presidential Primaries: Final Push. The next round of Democratic primaries will be held in two weeks. California is the big political prize. On the Democratic field, the debate grows in intensity and many struggle to preserve future unity. On the Republican contest, many are still reluctant […]
(Español) “En un solo día, vimos 194 mil 655 registros o actualizaciones en el sitio de registro… Está clarísimo, los californianos de todas las edades quieren votar, es emocionante ver tanto interés, especialmente de la gente joven. Para muchos de ellos, será la primera vez que votarán y es esto es algo fabuloso”, sostuvo Padilla.
TUESDAY, MAY 24. PROGRAM # 7789 12:00 PM PT “In the Country We Love.” Actress Diane Guerrero, best known for her star roles in the TV hits “Jane the Virgin and “Orange is the New Black,” has written a memoir titled “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” where she tells her heartbreaking story […]
MONDAY, MAY 23. PROGRAM # 7788 12:00 PM PT Farm Worker Initiatives. Hundreds of farmworker organizers met in Bakersfield, CA, for the United Farm Workers’ 20th Convention. The top union leader discusses highlights of key labor issues addressed at the convention as well as new national and international initiatives to protect farm workers, including a […]
FRIDAY, MAY 20. PROGRAM # 7787 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The community of San Miguel del Progreso, in Guerrero, was able to revoke two open-pit mining permits and get the Supreme Court to review the Mining Law which allows licenses to be given for 50 years. In that state, 24 percent of the territory […]
THURSDAY, MAY 19. PROGRAM # 7786 12:00 PM PT Presidential Primaries: An Update. As the presidential primaries enter their final stage with contests in Western states, representatives from both major parties examine the issues driving the campaigns in their quest for the Latino vote in Washington, California, New Mexico and other states. Guests: Rep. Xavier […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18. PROGRAM # 7785 12:00 PM PT Medi-Cal for Undocumented Kids Starts. Enrollment in full Medi-Cal for low-income undocumented children begins this week, under the new Health for All Kids law. California becomes the largest state to provide health care to all low-income children, including the undocumented. In this program, impacted families talk […]
MONDAY, MAY 16. PROGRAM # 7783 12:00 PM PT Immigration Emergency Rapid Response. When ICE agents knocked on the door of Mexican immigrant David Gonzalez’ home in Los Angeles, his neighbor immediately called a local church pastor and an advocate. By the time Gonzalez was in custody at the local detention center, a network of […]