Tag Archives: Politics

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 20 PROGRAM # 9232 12:00 PM PDT Immigration Edition. Mónica Ramírez Almadani was named new leader for Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm, which recently celebrated its 50-year anniversary. A daughter of immigrants and with a career in social justice, Ramírez Almadani comments in this interview on civil rights, criminal […]

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Posted in Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Politics |
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Minneapolis in Turmoil Again.

MONDAY, APRIL 19 PROGRAM # 9231 12:00 PM PDT Minneapolis in Turmoil Again. As the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis cop charged with murdering George Floyd comes to a close, massive protests erupt in the city over the death of another Black man at the hands of police. Analysts comment about the momentous […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 16 PROGRAM # 9229 12:00 PM PDT Mexico Edition. Mexican analysts report and comment on headline news developments around the country and the region. Listeners on both sides of the US-Mexico border are invited to call in to share news and analysis. Photo: Karina García/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta […]

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New Help for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans. Also, Parkinson’s Disease Update.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9228 12:00 PM PDT New Help for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans. While less adults between 50 and 64 years old lack health insurance after the Affordable Care Act went into effect, one fifth of all Latinos can’t afford a health policy. Recent public policy changes may help older Latinos […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Extra Edition: Pachucos.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9227 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Pachucos. A historical review of the Pachuco culture, the character of Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suit” movie fame. The program included recorded interviews with legendary performer Lalo Guerrero, late activist Josefina Fierro, and artist Jose Montoya, commenting on the Zoot Suit riots and barrio music […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Línea Abierta, Politics |
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Voting Battlegrounds.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14 PROGRAM # 9226 12:00 PM PDT Voting Battlegrounds. After Georgia, Texas and Arizona are now becoming the new battlegrounds on voting rights. At least 47 states are pushing legislation to limit early voting hours, prohibit drive-thru voting and other measures. Big companies have spoken out against these law initiatives and Major League […]

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Posted in Elections, Línea Abierta, Politics |
Norma Torres, Congresista demócrata de California, una de las voces más críticas en los asuntos sobre Estados Unidos y Centroamérica.

Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 13 PROGRAM # 9225 12:00 PM PDT Immigration Edition. Congresswoman Norma Torres, the only Central American serving in Congress, is urging the White House to restrict foreign assistance to governments in Central America over corruption and authoritarianism. She proposes instead to channel aid to civil society and nongovernmental organizations. On this matter, she […]

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Biden Infrastructure Plan.

MONDAY, APRIL 12 PROGRAM # 9223 12:00 PM PDT Biden Infrastructure Plan. Announcing it as a jobs bill, President Biden put forward a giant infrastructure plan for a massive overhaul of corporate taxes that would raise 2 trillion to help fix roads and bridges, as well as create clean water programs, high-speed internet, and the […]

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Posted in Economy, Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics |
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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 9 PROGRAM # 9222 12:00 PM PST Mexico Edition. The lawyer who filed a lawsuit against Mexico’s electoral authorities to establish the figure of a migrant congressmember in Mexican law gives details of his legal complaint. An emigrant activist for the vote of Mexicans abroad comments on the issue and also talks about […]

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California Relief for Immigrant Families.

THURSDAY, APRIL 8 PROGRAM # 9221 12:00 PM PST California Relief for Immigrant Families. California is giving relief to immigrant families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Undocumented immigrants can receive stimulus checks as long as they file taxes with Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN.) Many Californians with ITINs may also receive two tax breaks: the […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Economy, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Politics |