Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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Latino Shops and the Threat of Rising Rents.

THURSDAY, MAY 16 PROGRAM # 8608 12:00 PM PT Latino Shops and the Threat of Rising Rents. The rising costs of rent and housing in the San Francisco bay area are threatening mom and pop businesses in the traditionally Latino Mission neighborhood. Those shops that haven’t relocated are at high risk of being pushed out. […]

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May Day. Also, Venezuela: Failed Coup or Uprising?

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 PROGRAM # 8597 12:00 PM PT May Day. May 1 has been declared a Day without Latinos in Wisconsin by immigrant- and labor-rights leaders, who are calling for no work, no school and no buying. Ten thousand are rallying on Madison’s Capitol and demand the legislature to restore driver licenses for immigrants, […]

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Paid Leave for the US. Medical Aid-in-Dying Laws. March for Blue Cards.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25 PROGRAM # 8593 12:00 PM PT Paid Leave for the US. A former small business owner who was not able to benefit from California’s paid family leave policy after she gave birth and experienced postpartum depression joins this edition to comment on the issue. A US congressman is examining stories like hers […]

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Helping Families Help Each Other.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 PROGRAM # 8567 12:00 PM PT Helping Families Help Each Other. Contrary to prevailing myths, corporations and the rich are not the only ones that create jobs and grow the economy, and low-income families are not takers from society. The poorest neighborhoods do create jobs, but those efforts get no recognition. In […]

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Combating Slavery in the Fields. Domestic Workers in Mexico Win Protections. Organic Farming Boom.

MONDAY, MARCH 4 PROGRAM # 8555 12:00 PM PT Combating Slavery in the Fields. A conversation with state Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, about two bills she is spearheading in Washington state’s legislature: one to ban discrimination based on citizenship or immigration status, in areas such as employment, services and housing, and another one to help combat […]

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Fairness in the Fields. Also, The Call for a Green New Deal.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 PROGRAM # 8542 12:00 PM PT Fairness in the Fields. Democratic US legislators introduced the Fairness for Farm Workers Act to end the exclusion of farm workers from federal labor protections such as overtime pay and minimum wage. At the same time, advocates in New York push for a state law granting […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 PROGRAM # 8541 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The lawyer of 25 undocumented former Trump employees charge the president with criminal conspiracy to violate immigration and trafficking laws and a US legislator urges the FBI to investigate the case and protect the witnesses. Also, as hundreds of Central American migrants arrive to […]

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Self-Driving Cars: Caution. Also, Basic Income for All.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7 PROGRAM # 8538 12:00 PM PT Self-Driving Cars: Caution. The arrival of self-driving robot cars and trucks is being praised as a tremendous technological advancement that is radically changing transportation. However, a civil rights group warns that without rules for the industry, this technological revolution will bring hell to people of color […]

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Los Angeles Teachers Strike: Third Day. Also, Universal Basic Income vs Universal Basic Assets. Also, Financial Literacy and the Poor.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 PROGRAM # 8522 12:00 PM PT Los Angeles Teachers Strike: Third Day. With negotiations stalled, more than 30 thousand teachers in Los Angeles continue their strike, considered as the largest of its kind in the nation’s history. Tens of thousands demonstrate dressed in red in the city’s downtown. A top union official […]

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A Few Thousand Dollars.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 8508 12:00 PM PT A Few Thousand Dollars. An expert in asset-building says all you need to begin wealth is just a few thousand dollars. If invested in education, entrepreneurship, and homes, that small nest egg can lead to economic development for the families and society at large. To build […]

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