Thursday, September 11, 1997

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Fast Track Trade

    President Clinton yesterday opened up a campaign to winCongressional authority to negotiate new trade deals.

  • The Criminalization of Immigration

    The anti-immigration legislation passed by Congress and signed into law byPresident Clinton last year is beginning to bite — and bite hard — allacrossthe country. One group of people affected are legal, long term immigrants whohave never taken up US citizenship but are increasingly finding themselvesdeported or jailed for what they consider to be little or no reason.

  • Julia Alvarez Reads From Yo! Her New Book

    This is the conclusion of a three-part interview series with award-winning author Julia Alvarez.
    [Part one] [Part two]

  • Bart Strike

    Formal talks aimed at ending the five-day-old transport strike in the SanFrancisco area broke down last night. The 2,600 workers who walked out onSunday are contesting a two-tiered wage system and are demanding a payincrease. Bay Area Rapid Transit or BART covers a 95-mile network that linksS Some 275,000 people use the system every day.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour


    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...


    There are no headlines for this date.