Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 8424 12:00 PM PT Farmworker Rights: A Forum. Farmworkers in California may be among the highest paid in the fields of the country. Still, they work long hours, in low-paid jobs, and often suffer from wage theft and work-related health problems. Recent ICE raids have worsened the situation in the […]
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 PROGRAM # 8416 12:00 PM PT Changing of the Guard at the UFW. Teresa Romero was elected to succeed Arturo Rodriguez as president of the United Farm Workers, becoming the first Latina and first immigrant in leading a national labor union in the US. In this special Labor Day edition, the outgoing […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 27 PROGRAM # 8411 12:00 PM PT “Eating NAFTA.” As a new NAFTA agreement is in the works, and negotiators from the US and Mexico reach a preliminary agreement, a scholar examines the costs to Mexico’s food and public health of 25 years under NAFTA. In the new book “Eating NAFTA,” the social […]
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 PROGRAM # 8394 12:00 PM PT Trade War and Farmers Bailout. President Trump threatened billions of dollars in more tariffs against nearly all imports from China and some close allies. China, Canada, the European Union, Mexico and other countries responded in kind with retaliatory tariffs against US products. Observers expect this trade […]
Latinos Hardest Hit by Air Pollution. Also, Finding Climate Money. Also, Foreclosure Relief for Disaster Areas.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 PROGRAM # 8275 12:00 PM PT Latinos Hardest Hit by Air Pollution. Communities of color in the US are hit the most with hazardous air pollution, facing a higher risk of asthma, heart attacks and other diseases. EPA scientists reached this conclusion after studying refineries, factories, and other high-emission sources. A leading […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM # 8265 12:00 PM PT Plan Turns State Taxes Into Donations. The leader of the California senate is proposing to allow California’s taxpayers to continue deducting state and local taxes by making them charitable donations to a fund for schools, colleges and parks. The bill is intended to help relieve the […]
Coping with Tax Hikes. Also, Permits for Immigrant Workers. Also, Officer Cleared in Killing of Unarmed Elder.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 PROGRAM # 8258 12:00 PM PT Coping with Tax Hikes. The California state senate passed a bill to protect state taxpayers from federal tax hikes, after Trump limited state and local tax deductions, in a direct hit to Democrat-led states. To offset the blow to the federal deduction, lawmakers propose to allow […]
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1 PROGRAM # 8256 12:00 PM PT Texas Latino Voters. Trump’s now defunct voter fraud commission wanted to buy Texas election data flagging Hispanic last names. Also, Lupe Valdez, the sheriff of Dallas County, is campaigning to make history as the first Latina woman to be governor of Texas. And can the battle […]
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3 PROGRAM # 8235 12:00 PM PT Citizenship Question Threatens Census. The Justice Department push to include a question on citizenship and immigration status in the 2020 Census form will be a disaster, will discourage participation from immigrants, threatens the integrity of the count, and it’s guided by political or ideological motives. That’s […]
MONDAY, DECEMBER 4 PROGRAM # 8213 12:00 PM PST. Republican Tax Plan. Senate Republicans passed via fast track a controversial tax bill that would bring massive tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, and historic spending cuts to popular social programs like Medicare and Medicaid. A lingering issue among conservative lawmakers is the trillion-dollar hole […]