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Thursday_673x324 12pm

Displaced Mushroom Workers. Florida Bans African American History Studies. Political Shootings in New Mexico.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 PROGRAM # 9898 12:00 PM PT Displaced Mushroom Workers. Dozens of Guatemalan workers were left jobless and without pay after a Colorado mushroom mega-farm collapsed into despite receiving Covid relief. Some farm workers are now exploring the possibility of running the company themselves as a worker cooperative. The company is one of […]

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Exxon Predicted Global Warming. Are Gas Stoves Safe? Limits on Soot Pollution.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 9896 12:00 PM PT Exxon Predicted Global Warming. A recent study showed that ExxonMobil’s own climate research accurately predicted the pace and severity of global warming. Despite that information, the company chose to publicly cast doubt for decades on climate science findings, including UN-sponsored research. UN leaders say “big oil […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics, Health |
Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Mexican Miners During the Gold Rush. (Program Repeat.)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 9894 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Mexican Miners During the Gold Rush. (Program Repeat.) While Mexican, Chilean and Peruvian miners pioneered gold production in early California, they are hardly recognized in the official narrative about the history of the Golden State. Mexican and Latino mining camps were displaced by fortune […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
Tuesday_673x324 12pm

Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 9895 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Biden Administration’s new asylum policy, including the proposed asylum transit ban, will have consequences similar to the ones of the Trump Administration. How are these policies likely to play out for asylum seekers from Central America, the Caribbean and elsewhere? Also, a new […]

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Posted in Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Politics |
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Roe v. Wade at Fifty. Arizona: Gallego vs. Sinema. A Debt Ceiling Crisis?

MONDAY, JANUARY 23 PROGRAM # 9893 12:00 PM PT Roe v. Wade at Fifty. On the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Latina leaders reflect on the road ahead in the quest for reproductive health rights. Latinas are the largest group of women of color to be impacted by the recent decision to overturn Roe […]

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 PROGRAM # 9892 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Mexican miners on strike from Cananea asked for President López Obrador intervention to comply with a request by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to protect labor rights. A negotiating panel was scheduled to meet this week. Labor analysts discuss the outcome. This program […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: “Black Cuban, Black American.” (Program Repeat.)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 PROGRAM # 9890 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “Black Cuban, Black American.” (Program Repeat.) In this archival interview, Cuban-American writer and community activist Evelio Grillo talks about his life growing up in Tampa, FL, in the early 20th Century, experiencing discrimination for being Black, immigrant, poor and Spanish speaker. Grillo dedicated the […]

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Thursday_673x324 12pm

Brain Injuries and Domestic Violence. Also, Illinois Bans Assault Weapons.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 PROGRAM # 9891 12:00 PM PT Brain Injuries and Domestic Violence. The recent hospitalization of an NFL star put the story of brain trauma in the headlines. Less reported is the story that domestic violence victims suffer from head injuries more often than football players and soldiers who survive wars. Still, domestic […]

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Cryptocurrency and Financial Inclusion. Also, Bitcoin Crash in El Salvador.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 9889 12:00 PM PT The Debt Ceiling and the New Congress. This week, the US reached its public debt ceiling. Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, warned that if Congress does not authorize expanding that cap, the damage to the country’s economy could be irreparable. Congress usually authorizes the increase, but this time […]

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Posted in Economy, Línea Abierta, Politics |
Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Flood Disaster Response.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 PROGRAM # 9887 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Flood Disaster Response. In California, millions of people have been under evacuation orders or warnings due to heavy rains and widespread floods. A news contributor reports on the plight of the town of Planada and other Central Valley communities that have been under flood […]

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