Eli Wirtschafter

Gay and Syrian: One refugee’s journey to San Francisco

Subhi Nahas remembers the exact day when he knew he’d have to leave Syria. It was the Spring of 2012. He was twenty four, on a bus, going to university take a final exam. It was the last exam he needed to graduate.
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Your Call: The role of media in elections

On the February 12th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the New Hampshire primary and Bernie Sanders' big win among nearly every demographic, including women and young voters. How is the post- New Hampshire analysis setting the tone for election coverage? We’ll also talk about the Pope’s historic visit to some of Mexico’s most troubled areas. He’s expected to shine a light on the deadly drug war and the plight of immigrants. Join the conversation,...
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Your Call Weekly Kudos: February 12th, 2016

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Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

Guests:

Thomas Frank, regular contributor to Salon, and author Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Lee fang, investigative reporter with the Intercept

Is it a privilege or a right to be treated as you deserve to be treated?


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Your Call: The role of media in elections

Feb 12, 2016

On the February 12th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the New Hampshire primary and Bernie Sanders' big win among nearly every demographic, including women and young voters. How is the post- New Hampshire analysis setting the tone for election coverage? We’ll also talk about the Pope’s historic visit to some of Mexico’s most troubled areas. He’s expected to shine a light on the deadly drug war and the plight of immigrants. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you. 

Guests:

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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.

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Excerpt from Last Day of Freedom. lastdayoffreedom.net

The short documentary film "Last Day of Freedom" came out last year to almost universal acclaim. It won "Best Short" at the International Documentary Association awards and is now up for an Oscar.

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KALW's Winter 2016 Program Guide

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Dying To Talk: Transforming the taboo around death

Dr. Dawn Gross wants to revolutionize the way we talk about and prepare for the end of life. Join her for a special KALW series that transforms the taboo around death.