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11:51pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Politics

Your Call: GOP budget; Citigroup and its financial empire

On the March 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Republican budget, which includes $5.5 trillion dollars in cuts to the social safety net and environmental programs, and an extra $20 billion dollars in military funding. We’ll also talk about the role Citigroup played in the 2008 financial crisis. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Andrew Cockburn and the Huffington Post’s Kate Sheppard. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation with guest host Mark Hertsgaard and you.

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12:00am

Thu March 26, 2015
Arts & Culture

Your Call: Who are your favorite rad American women?

Who are your favorite rad American women? On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about City Lights’ first children’s book Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!  Writer by Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl chose 26 famous and unsung heroines. A is for Angela Davis, E is for Ella Baker, and P is for Patti Smith. Who would you add to the list? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed March 25, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Are Latinos overlooked victims of police brutality?

  

Where do Latinos fit in the conversation about police brutality? On the next Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing the relationships between police and Latinos in California. Civil rights groups say cases of police abuse against Latinos are on the rise. Last year in Salinas, four Latino men were killed by police in a span of four months. And how are language barriers and immigration status affecting the relationships between police and Latino communities? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:59am

Tue March 24, 2015
Politics

Your Call: Where is Iraq today, 12 years after the US invasion?

Anti-American banners decorate Tahrir square in Baghdad during anti-government protests, July 2011
Kael Alford / Panos Pictures

  

 On the March 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversations with Iraqis and Iraqi-Americans about the social, cultural and political conditions in their country. Iraq is back in the headlines because of ISIS, which is attempting to destroy what is left of Iraq’s diverse cultural and human landscape. How has the invasion of Iraq affected everyday life for Iraqis? What questions do you have about the current state of Iraq? Join us on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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11:53pm

Sun March 22, 2015
Education

Your Call: Are our schools re-segregating?

On the March 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how school choice programs affect diversity in schools.  According to the San Francisco School District’s Student Assignment report, since 2010, the number of San Francisco’s 115 public schools dominated by one race has climbed significantly. What is the school district doing to diversify schools? Why does diversity matter? And how diverse are schools in your community? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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