Politics & Elections
FRIDAY, JUNE 16 PROGRAM # 8090 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. After the lifeless body of Lesvy Berlin Osorio was found in the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the institution denied that she was its student and did not contradict the version of “suicide” that police leaked to the press. It is now known that […]
This week, it emerged that President Trump has become a target of special prosecutor Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in last November’s election.
THURSDAY, JUNE 15 PROGRAM # 8089 12:00 PM PT The Paris Agreement: What’s Next. As Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate Agreement, California, New York and Washington announced they are building an alliance to uphold the agreements, take aggressive action on climate change and continue cutting emissions. California Gov. Brown is taking a leadership role […]
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 PROGRAM # 8088 12:00 PM PST. Nevada’s “Medicaid for All.” Nevada’s legislature passed an ambitious bill known as Nevada Care Plan, which would allow anyone without health insurance to buy into the state’s Medicaid, the public health care plan for the poor. This is the first bill in the country to expand […]
TUESDAY, JUNE 13 PROGRAM # 8087 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. A bill known as TRUST Act was passed by the Illinois legislature and, if signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, will make Illinois one of the first states to declare itself a welcoming place and a safe haven for immigrants. Additionally, Latino leaders are calling […]
MONDAY, JUNE 12 PROGRAM # 8086 12:00 PM PST. Puerto Ricans: Parade and Referendum. Nationalist Oscar López Rivera declined to be honored as a national hero in this year’s Puerto Rican Day Parade of New York, after major corporations pulled their sponsorship. The Independence activist, who was recently released after 36 years in prison, joined […]
FRIDAY, JUNE 9 PROGRAM # 8085 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. We reach the eighth anniversary of the fire that engulfed the ABC daycare center in Hermosillo, Mexico, which left 49 children dead and 80 seriously injured. Those implicated in the disaster have not faced punishment, and standardized security measures haven’t been set either. From […]
Texas Voter ID Law. Also, Wendy’s and Fair Food. Also, Comey’s Testimony. Also, Death by White Vigilantes.
THURSDAY, JUNE 8 PROGRAM # 8084 12:00 PM PT Texas Voter ID Law. After a federal judge ruled that Texas voter ID law intentionally discriminates against back and Latino voters, the state softened in recent days the voter ID requirements, considered the strictest in the nation. Texas’ lawyers face a new hearing this week on […]
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 PROGRAM # 8083 12:00 PM PST. Trump Exits Paris Climate Agreement. President Trump announced the US will withdraw from the historic Paris Climate Agreement, claiming American business and jobs are first. The US is the world’s biggest carbon polluter in history. What would be the impact of this move on the fight […]
TUESDAY, JUNE 6 PROGRAM # 8082 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. A delegation of Latino congressmembers visit a shelter of deported veterans in the Mexican border city of Tijuana. The US legislators are sponsoring a bill to allow them to return to the US and apply for legal residency. Also, following the deaths of two […]