Politics & Elections
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 7878 12:00 PM PST. Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Four months after undocumented children have been allowed to enroll in California’s Medi-Cal program, nearly 20,000 undocumented children have signed up for the first time to receive low-cost or free health insurance under this state version of Medicaid. Tens of thousands […]
(Español) Clinton no debió bajar al nivel de Trump, pero también reconozcamos que el candidato republicano apela a un sector racista, prejuicioso y xenófobo. La campaña de Trump se ha sostenido precisamente en el prejuicio y la falta de respeto y no se disculpa por ello.
(Español) El caso enfrenta a Brian Newbly, director ejecutivo de la Comisión de Asistencia Electoral de Estados Unidos, quien sostiene que la medida prevendría el fraude electoral, contra la Liga de Mujeres Votantes (LWV), que denuncia a dicho requerimiento como una manera de privar de sus derechos a los votantes.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 PROGRAM # 7876 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Since June, more than 8,000 Africans have come to Tijuana to seek political asylum in the United States, a situation that has saturated the shelters and affected the Mexican and Central American migrants who also seek refuge in the US. According to the Coalition […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 7875 12:00 PM PT Historic March to Austin: 50 Years. In 1966, fruit workers went on strike in the melon fields of Starr County, in Southern Texas, and, to dramatize their quest for a livable wage, the strikers marched 400 miles from Rio Grande City to the state Capitol in […]
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 PROGRAM # 7874 12:00 PM PT The Battle for Congressional District 21. A Latino-majority congressional district in the California’s Central Valley is set for a major showdown. Democrat Emilio Huerta, a labor lawyer and son of iconic farmworker leader Dolores Huerta, is challenging Republican incumbent David Valadao in a conservative district with […]
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 PROGRAM # 7873 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. After DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson announced his agency will study the use of private immigrant detention centers, civil rights groups increased their calls to end the use of private contractors who profit from detaining about 40,000 immigrants a day. This edition includes a discussion […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 PROGRAM # 7871 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Upon his arrival to the USA, after a meeting with the President of Mexico, Republican candidate Donald Trump stated that from the first day of his government he will start building a wall in the southern border, and that Mexico will pay it. The […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 7870 12:00 PM PT On the eve of Labor Day weekend, this program focuses on a pressing farm labor topic. Farmworker Overtime Pay. A bill to grant farmworkers overtime pay advances in the California legislature amid a heated and highly partisan debate. If approved, California would end the almost 80-year […]
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 PROGRAM # 7869 12:00 PM PT Farewell to Arms. After more than 50 years of conflict and four years of negotiations, Colombia’s largest rebel group and the government have reached a historic deal to end the longest running civil war in the continent, that cost hundreds of thousands of lives and almost […]