Eli Wirtschafter

What does Trump mean for transportation in the Bay Area?

President Trump has promised to rebuild America’s transportation network. He’s also signed an executive order saying he’ll take away funding from sanctuary cities -- places like San Francisco and Oakland that don’t fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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Your Call: Media coverage of the resistance at Standing Rock & Trump's new national security advisor

This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump's new national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. Who is McMaster? We’ll also talk about the forced evacuation of the remaining Native Americans and their allies at Standing Rock.

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  Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week.

This week's guests:

Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor for Harper’s magazine, and author of Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins

Recommended Reading:

Courtesy of Shruti Niak

Dr. Naik is a post-doctoral fellow at The Rockefeller University, leader of The Women In Science At Rockefeller program and winner of L'Oreal USA's 2016 For Women In Science award.

Courtesy of deb Liu/modified from original

As one of few female executives in technology, she is working to address the challenges that women in tech are facing

Photo by Max Pixel. Used under license from Google Images (commercial use & modifications allowed / cropped from original)

Will California be ready for “adult use” in January? ... Will Trump administration ignore pot? ... Cannabis treatment saves boy from institution ... Where to hide a nuclear bomb ... and more.

Philosophy Talk: Free Speech on Campus

Feb 24, 2017
"Free Speech Movement Cafe" by Jun Selta used by CC license

Do all views have a place on university campuses, or are there some views that should never be given a platform?


Today is Friday, February 24, 2017.

  • Sunrise: 6:48am
  • Sunset: 5:59pm

8% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, setting at 4:18pm

This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump's new national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. Who is McMaster? We’ll also talk about the forced evacuation of the remaining Native Americans and their allies at Standing Rock. 

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: SoundBox

Feb 23, 2017
Cory Weaver / cropped and resized

All week long, we've been playing this sound and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

Travis Jensen


If you like going to open mic nights in San Francisco, chances are you’ve seen comedian Irene Tu hosting one. Man Haters, Hysteria, The Mission Position — those are just some of the places you'll find Irene telling jokes, and trying to make better, safer spaces for women and queer comics to perform.

What does Trump mean for transportation in the Bay Area?

Feb 23, 2017
Eli Wirtschafter

President Trump has promised to rebuild America’s transportation network. He’s also signed an executive order saying he’ll take away funding from sanctuary cities -- places like San Francisco and Oakland that don’t fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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Almanac ~ Friday, 2/24/17

Today is Friday, February 24, 2017. Sunrise: 6:48am Sunset: 5:59pm 8% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, setting at 4:18pm

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