Tag Archives: Política

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Citizens Against Corruption.

TUESDAY, MAY 5. PROGRAM # 7514 12:00 PM PT Citizens Against Corruption. Stating that the political system in Mexico is in deep crisis, a network of civic groups is urging citizens to take public matters in their own hands, hold governments accountable, withdraw subsidies to political parties, and penalize corrupted politicians. A leader of this […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, MAY 1. PROGRAM # 7512 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Mario Paredes/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Also, New Rules for Guest Workers.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. PROGRAM # 7510 12:00 PM PT Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Baltimore exploded into violent riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray, a young African American who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody. A curfew has been imposed and thousands of police and National Guard troops patrol the streets. A […]

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Human Rights in San Quintin. Also, Fighting Wage Theft.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28. PROGRAM # 7509 12:00 PM PT Human Rights in San Quintin. A leading Mexican senator comments on the results of a fact-finding mission on human rights in the agro-export fields in San Quintin, where laborers live “in conditions similar to the ones in the XVIII or XIX centuries.” Guest: Sen. Angélica de […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24. PROGRAM # 7507 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Eneas De Troya/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Farmworkers in Mexico’s Capital.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. PROGRAM # 7505 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers in Mexico’s Capital. Farmworker leaders from Baja California meet in Mexico City with congressional leaders and federal officials calling attention to a life of labor and sexual abuse and low pay for the thousands of indigenous laborers who work the agro-export industry in the rich […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21. PROGRAM # 7504 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. After hearing oral arguments, a panel of three judges from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has now to decide soon on a request to provide an emergency stay for DAPA and DACA. Hundreds held rallies outside the courthouse. Guests analysts comment on the […]

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Berta Cáceres: “Green Nobel.” Also, Galeano on The Right to Delirium.

MONDAY, APRIL 20. PROGRAM # 7503 12:00 PM PT Berta Cáceres: “Green Nobel.”  Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, a leader of the indigenous Lenca people, is receiving this year’s “Green Nobel,” the best known environmental award. Cáceres has faced violent attacks and death threats for her fight against a controversial hydroelectric dam on her people’s territory. […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17. PROGRAM # 7502 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Teachers are visiting towns in the mountains of Guerrero, calling for residents not to vote and even to try and stop elections. Townspeople remember the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa, that communities have had to form their own police groups to have security, and […]

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Telecom Mega-Merger.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16. PROGRAM # 7501 12:00 PM PT Telecom Mega-Merger. Comcast, the biggest cable television company, is seeking approval for a merger with Time Warner, another cable giant. Antitrust and public utility regulators are reviewing the deal, amid a growing opposition from consumer and public advocates. This program features a debate on the proposed […]

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