Media Roundtable: The COVID-19 Outbreak In Ciudad Juárez Factories & The Paycheck Protection Program
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, factory workers in Ciudad Juarez are protesting to demand the closure of assembly plants along the US-Mexico border. Many are still open despite the growing coronavirus death toll among the workers.
We're also discussing the US government's first $349 billion small business loan program and find out why publicly traded companies got loans, while thousands of small businesses were left out.
David Dayen, executive editor of The American Prospect and author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud
Alfredo Corchado, Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News and author of Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, & the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration
The Dallas Morning News, Alfredo Corchado and Valeria Olivares: El Paso cracks down; Juarez and AMLO worry many about attitude toward coronavirus
The Dallas Morning News, Alfredo Corchado and Valeria Olivares: On the border, factory workers die and their families worry that U.S. companies aren’t doing enough
The American Prospect, David Dayen: Unsanitized: The Fight to Learn Who the Fed Will Bail Out