On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the largest relief effort in US history. Tens of thousands of residents at the end of subway lines are still in dire need of help. What role has the government played? What about Occupy Sandy? Join us at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. What can we learn from relief efforts in order to prepare for the next earthquake? And what are the best organizations to support? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
President Obama is now about to enter into a series of difficult talks on the so-called debt ceiling and the impending fiscal cliff. Lawmakers have until Dec. 31 to come up with a deal to prevent $700 billion from being cut from the federal budget.
Originally published on Sun November 25, 2012 6:45 am
The Israeli bombardment of Gaza continued Sunday — with one missile strike flattening a two-story building in Gaza City, killing at least 11 people, including women and children; another hit a media building and injured six journalists. Israel says its actions have been prompted by a barrage of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, targeting Israeli cities. Meanwhile, diplomatic negotiations are under way, but Israel is continuing preparations for a ground invasion.