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Covid-19 Fueling Racism and Xenophobia. Also, Coping with Covid-19 Quarantine.

MONDAY, MAY 25 PROGRAM # 8894 12:00 PM PT Covid-19 Fueling Racism and Xenophobia. Asian American doctors and nurses are facing racist attacks, and Mexican construction workers are being harassed as they help battle the Covid-19 pandemic. How widespread is this prejudice? Who is feeding the flames of bigotry? What’s being done to prevent xenophobic […]

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Essential Protection for Essential Workers. Worker’s Comp for Frontline Workers. Protecting Immigrant Detainees.

THURSDAY, MAY 21 PROGRAM # 8892 12:00 PM PT Essential Protection for Essential Workers. One in three grocery store employees say their companies have not instituted new workplace cleaning procedures and protecting gear to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis. New York’s Attorney General Office is looking into workers complaints. Guest: TBA. Worker’s Comp for […]

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Coronavirus: Extra Edition.

THURSDAY, MAY 21 PROGRAM # 8891 11:00 AM PT Coronavirus: Extra Edition. Local medical communities continue to struggle with a shortage of healthcare providers. To address this deficit of minority doctors and nurses during Covid-19, a California state lawmaker wants to create a program to get community college students to pursue pre-med training. Also, representatives […]

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Latinos and Covid-19. Also, Job Loss, Financial Shock.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 PROGRAM # 8890 12:00 PM PT Latinos and Covid-19. In California, Latinos in certain groups are dying in worrying numbers because the social “umbrellas” that Latinos rely on for protection have huge holes in them. This is a conversation with a distinguished academic who is following Covid-19 cases among Latinos. Guest: Dr. […]

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Ramping Up Testing?

MONDAY, MAY 18 PROGRAM # 8887 12:00 PM PT Ramping Up Testing? Latinos are more vulnerable to coronavirus and are been hit at alarming rates in states like Oregon, Washington and New York. Governments in those states are stepping up emergency measures focusing on Latinos, including additional testing, but are they enough? News reporters bring […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 12 PROGRAM # 8882 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A detainee at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego died in the first Covid-19-related death in immigration detention. In previous days, a federal judge had ordered Otay Mesa to release those detainees who were at greater risk of serious illness or death […]

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Coronavirus: Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 12 PROGRAM # 8881 11:00 AM PT Coronavirus: Extra Edition. As Covered California reaches out to Californians to encourage them to sign up for coverage through June 30, a medical expert shares tips on how to get health insurance during the pandemic, and when to call the doctor and seek Covid-19 testing. A […]

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Mental Health Toll of Covid-19.

THURSDAY, MAY 7 PROGRAM # 8878 12:00 PM PT Mental Health Toll of Covid-19. Financial distress and social isolation due to the coronavirus crisis are triggering an unprecedented wave of mental and emotional suffering. Many stress and worry over the health of family and friends. On National Mental Health Awareness Month, guest experts report on […]

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Covid-19 Crisis in Meat Production and Workers.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 PROGRAM # 8876 12:00 PM PT Covid-19 Crisis in Meat Production and Workers. Invoking the Defense Production Act to secure meat production, President Trump ordered meat plans to stay open during the pandemic. Some of the largest producers of beef, pork and chicken around the country report a frightening toll of more […]

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Coronavirus: Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 8874 11:00 AM PT Coronavirus: Extra Edition. After a major push for testing in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, Los Angeles is now offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents. Guest analysts expand on those news and representatives from Central Valley counties give details about efforts to open […]

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