Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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March to Sacramento: Fifty Years.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31. PROGRAM # 7751 12:00 PM PT March to Sacramento: Fifty Years. On Cesar Chavez Day, this is a conversation with elders who remember a key milestone of the farm worker movement: the 400-mile march or pilgrimage of striking grape workers from Delano to Sacramento. Original full-time marchers, including the striker who served […]

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Nestora Salgado in the US. Also, Latinos: Key Drivers in Housing.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23. PROGRAM # 7745 12:00 PM PT Nestora Salgado in the US. In her first interview in the US, newly-released community police leader Nestora Salgado thanks the international grassroots campaign that demanded her freedom and vows to continue fighting to release more than 500 political prisoners in Mexico. Guest: Nestora Salgado, Leader of […]

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Farmworkers, Driscoll’s Face Off.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17. PROGRAM # 7741 12:00 PM PT The Pilgrimage: Fifty Years. Original marchers meet in Delano to mark 50 years of the historic pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento by grape strikers. The captain of the march joins this program from Delano’s “Forty Acres” camp, site of the celebration. Guest: Roberto Bustos, March’s Captain, […]

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Tax Relief for the Poor.

MONDAY, MARCH 14. PROGRAM # 7738 12:00 PM PT Tax Relief for the Poor. California recently joined many other states in passing a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax credit to help the working poor make ends meet. This new tax benefit, and billions in unclaimed federal money, is now available for the first […]

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Megarallies: 10 Years Later. Also, Wendy’s Boycott.

TUESDAY, MARCH 8. PROGRAM # 7734 12:00 PM PT Megarallies: 10 Years Later. A mega demonstration in Chicago on March 10, 2006 was the spark that ignited a Spring of megarallies throughout the US to protest anti-immigrant legislation HR 4437 in Congress. To mark the anniversary, attorney Rosalba Piña, leading organizers of the historic Chicago […]

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Women’s Victory in the Apple Orchards. Also, Remembering Berta Cáceres.

MONDAY, MARCH 7. PROGRAM # 7733 12:00 PM PT Women’s Victory in the Apple Orchards. One of the largest apple growers in the US has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to women farmworkers who claimed they were sexually harassed in company ranches over several years. The company has also agreed to ensure […]

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Scalia’s Death and Vacancy.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16. PROGRAM # 7719 12:00 PM PT Scalia’s Death and Vacancy. Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died suddenly over the weekend. It’s now up to the White House and the Senate to fill his seat. But the Senate leader has called Republicans to block any nomination. How intransigent will the confirmation battle […]

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Guest Workers in the Crosshairs.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4. PROGRAM # 7711 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers in the Crosshairs. In the recent omnibus budget bill, the US Congress included a provision that will expand the H-2B guest visa program while removing funds from the Department of Labor to make it harder for the agency to enforce key protections for those […]

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The Trial of Andrés Cruz. Also, Bill to Stem Dairy Workers Deaths.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3. PROGRAM # 7710 12:00 PM PT The Trial of Andrés Cruz. A well-known leader of the Triqui community, farm worker organizer and immigration reform activist is in jail in California’s Salinas Valley accused of extortion against a fellow countryman on behalf of a Oaxacan armed group. Local activists are speaking up in […]

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Heartbreaking Separation. Also, Huelga! At Fifty Years.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6. PROGRAM # 7690 12:00 PM PT Heartbreaking Separation. Deported moms who live in the border city of Tijuana announce the publication of several books where they tell their heartbreaking stories of deportation and separation from their children. Their leader also comments on the opening of a shelter for deported women and legislation […]

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