Tuesday, June 4, 1996

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  • New Mexico Green Party Qualifies for Major Party Status.

    New Mexico’s Green Party is one the most successful green parties in the U.S. In 1994, the party gained credibility when former Democratic Lieutenant Governor Roberto Mondragon ran for Governor as a Green and took 10 percent of the vote. The New Mexico Green Party has since qualified for Major Party status and will choose its candidates in today’s primary, as Cindy Simmons reports.


    One of the hottest races in the U.S. is the battle for the Senate Seat being vacated by retiring Senator Bill Bradley. Pacifica reporter Thomas Martzahl of station KFAI spoke with Bradley on a recent visit to Minneapolis. Even though he’s retiring from the Senate, Bradley told Martzahl that he’s not leaving public life. (5:00) TAPE of Retiring Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey, speaking with reporter Thomas Marzahl.

  • More on New Jersey

    MORE ON NEW JERSEY, with Journalist Bob Hennelly, and Bear Atwood, President of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Organization for Women.

  • Larry Hamm

    Larry Hamm, Chair, Peoples Organization for Progress and Chair of the New Jersey coalition for the Million Man March.

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    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


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