Tag Archives: Environment

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The Year in Review.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 8771 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. News reporters and commentators discuss some of the news stories that made headlines on Línea Abierta during 2019. Highlights include the impeachment of Trump, the mass shooting in El Paso, the battle in the courts for DACA and against the “public charge” […]

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Climate Crisis Summit. Legalization for Farmworkers. Public Banking Law.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 8758 12:00 PM PT Climate Crisis Summit. Warning that the planet is burning and that we are nearing the point of no return, leaders from around the world meet in Madrid to discuss global action on climate change. In the absence of the US President, Nancy Pelosi led a high […]

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Sustainable Farming. Also, Fast Food Chains Beef and Drugs.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 8748 12:00 PM PT Sustainable Farming. On the holiday when families meet around the dinner table to have a meal and celebrate, this program features conversations celebrating healthy food and farming practices. First, and as small Latino farmers who own or rent land are growing in numbers and leading the […]

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Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Public Takeover of PG&E? Another School Shooting.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 PROGRAM # 8740 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Farmworkers from Florida and supporters protest at the New York offices of the largest shareholder of Wendy’s, urging the fast-food chain to sign up to a fair food agreement to help eradicate forced labor and sexual abuse in the fields. […]

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Regina Romero Makes History. Carmakers Get Into Emissions Fight. Chile in Turmoil.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 PROGRAM # 8732 12:00 PM PT Regina Romero Makes History. Regina Romero went into the history books after being elected as mayor of Tucson, the first woman and first Latina to hold the city’s highest elected office. Romero will now be the only Latina mayor in the 50 most populous cities in […]

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Impeachment Moves Forward. Also, California Fires, Blackouts and the Power Future.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4 PROGRAM # 8730 12:00 PM PT Impeachment Moves Forward. After weeks of complaints by Republicans, the House voted to approve the rules for the impeachment inquiry against President Trump, opening the ground for public and televised hearings that could begin next week. This week, key White House figures are being called to […]

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Judge Stops Suspected “Poll Tax.” Also, California Fires: State of Emergency.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 PROGRAM # 8725 12:00 PM PT Judge Stops Suspected “Poll Tax.” A federal judge blocked Florida from requiring former prisoners to pay fines and fees before they can vote, called by some an unconstitutional “poll tax.” Critics also say the law undermines the will of the Floridians who, through a ballot initiative, […]

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Latina Women: Health and Finances. Fatal Bullying. California Bans Toxic Pesticide.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM # 8715 12:00 PM PT Latina Women: Health and Finances. Latina women entrepreneurs gather this week in a summit in Berkeley, CA to discuss plans towards developing cooperative businesses that benefit them, their families and their communities. Advancing the idea that women need to “cuddle” their finances, body, mind and spirit, […]

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Youth Climate Strikes.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 PROGRAM # 8707 12:00 PM PT Youth Climate Strikes. The United Nations Climate Action Summit ended last week with urgent calls in the streets for action on fossil fuels but few promises from world leaders to take stronger action against global warming. In this program, youth activists comment on the next steps […]

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Trump Against California Clean Car Rules. Also, Youth Climate Activism.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 8700 12:00 PM PT Trump Against California Clean Car Rules. President Trump announced he is revoking California authority to regulate its own air quality, setting up the ground for an intense legal battle. California has been allowed to set its own air pollution standards for cars, which are stricter than […]

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