Politics & Elections
(Español) Trump viajó a Texas 2 veces una semana después del paso Harvey, y a La Florida días después de Irma. Pero le tomó casi dos semanas llegar a Puerto Rico tras el paso de María.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 PROGRAM # 8171 12:00 PM PT Transgender Count. After public protests, the US Census Bureau is backtracking on its plans and will not remove a question on sexual orientation and gender identity from a national survey. A leading LGBT organizer comments on what this means. She also comments on legal challenges against […]
“The Biggest Tax Cut” Plan. Also, Las Vegas: Prayers and Action on Gun Control. Also, Survivor of Ayotzinapa.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 PROGRAM # 8170 12:00 PM PST. “The Biggest Tax Cut” Plan. In the first major reform of the US tax code in decades, President Trump unveiled a plan for a massive tax cut for individuals and corporations. The plan doesn’t include details on costs. Who wins and loses under Trump’s tax plan? […]
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 PROGRAM # 8169 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. On the eve of the critical DACA renewal deadline, public calls grow to extend it and get Congress to act on a legislative remedy, while service providers mount a new effort to help Dreamers renew DACA. On other topic, raising constitutional and privacy questions, […]
MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 PROGRAM # 8168 12:00 PM PST. Puerto Rico Aid Crisis. Two weeks after the catastrophic hit of Hurricane Maria on September 20, most of Puerto Rico remains without power, and many have limited access to food, water and medicines. Many hospitals continue closed and there are growing fears of a humanitarian disaster. […]
(Español) Kamala Harris critica a Trump sobre la NFL, la restricción del voto, los indocumentados y el manejo de la crisis en Puerto Rico
(Español) “El racismo, sexismo, homofobia y el antisemitismo son reales en este país”. Deploró la supresión del voto, la persecución de indocumentados, la pobre respuesta a la crisis actual de Puerto Rico, y la insistencia de Sessions con la guerra contra las drogas.
(Español) El Partido Republicano declaró una estrategia en 2008, conocida como gerrymandering, en la que ha podido redibujar las líneas que separan los distritos del Congreso para capturar el control de las legislaturas estatales a su favor.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 8167 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Ten days after the earthquake in Mexico City, the hope of finding people alive has ceased. After the emergency, the irritation of the victims grows and so does the pain of the people who still have relatives trapped in collapsed buildings. In the housing […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 8166 12:00 PM PT Healthcare Alert Continues. While the attempt to repeal Obamacare failed one more time, the threats from the White House and the Republican leaders keep the healthcare system in check, raising the prospects for higher premiums and less choices for next year. In the aftermath, activists and […]
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 8165 12:00 PM PST. Restorative Justice in Rural Schools. As a new jail is being built in neighboring Indio, sign of a jail-building boom in the state, youth advocates in rural Coachella are pushing for restorative justice programs in the schools as an alternative to punitive discipline such as expulsion […]