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Rich Wilson

 

What’s next for the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Your Call: The present and future of abortion rights

Dec 5, 2016

What's next for reproductive rights in the US and around the world?

Your Call: Restoring our oceans

Dec 4, 2016

On the December 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation about marine sanctuaries. In August, President Obama created the largest marine protected area on the planet. He expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine Monument to include half-a-million-square-miles of waters in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

On the December 2nd edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing major ground and air assault on eastern Aleppo by Russia, the Syrian regime, and its regional allies.

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On the December 1st edition of Your Call, what rights do Standing Rock water protectors have to remain where they are? The North Dakota Governor issued an evacuation order and the Army Corps of Engineers plans to close off access to Oceti Sakowin camp by December 5.

 

On the November 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the electoral college.

On the November 29th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist and author David Cay Johnston about Donald Trump’s tax proposal.

Your Call: Resistance at Standing Rock

Nov 28, 2016

On the November 28th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance movement.

On the November 25th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with media scholar Robert McChesney about the political economy of the mass media and journalism in the US.

Your Call: Weapons of Math Destruction

Nov 23, 2016

On the November 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll revisit our conversation with Cathy O’Neil about her new book Weapons of Math Destruction. 

Your Call: Refugees and the right to move

Nov 21, 2016

On the November 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with University of Hawaii Geography Professor Reece Jones about his new book Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move.

Your Call: California's Native American genocide

Nov 21, 2016

  On the November 21st edition of Your Call, hear Rose Aguilar's conversation with historian Benjamin Madley about his groundbreaking and heartbreaking book, An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

Your Call: Media coverage of white supremacy

Nov 18, 2016

On the November 18th edition  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Steve Bannon, former chief editor of the extreme right news and propaganda site, Breitbart.com -- and now Donald Trump's chief strategist.

 

On the November 17th edition of Your Call, is it time for a charter school moratorium?

Your Call: Women in public office cracking the glass ceiling

Nov 16, 2016

 

On the November 16th edition of Your Call, from nasty woman to pantsuit nation, how did gender play out in the 2016 elections?

Your Call: Midnight mail — keeping the postal service running

Nov 15, 2016
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On the November 15th edition of Your Call, we look at the struggle to keep the U.S. Postal Service healthy.

Your Call: Hacking the Election

Nov 14, 2016

 

On the November 14th edition of Your Call, we look at how hacking affected the 2016 Presidential campaign  

Your Call: The role of media in the 2016 election

Nov 10, 2016

On the Nov 11th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a post mortem of the media’s role in Election 2016? Donald Trump’s victory has sent shock waves across the globe.

Your Call: Hard lessons of 2016 election

Nov 10, 2016

 


On the November 10th edition of Your Call, we discuss lessons of 2016 for progressives in electoral politics.  

Your Call: Hate won, now what?

Nov 9, 2016
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On the November 11th edition of Your Call, what’s next after Election Day?

On the November 8th edition of  Your Call, it’s Election Day! We’ll have a conversation about the 2016 presidential race.

On the November 7th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Native American youths and their role in the struggle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

  On the November 4th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage the ongoing mass mobilization against the construction of $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline, which Native Americans say will destroy sacred sites and threaten their water supply.

Every Thursday through Election Day, Rose Aguilar will host a special second hour of Your Call at 11am focused on local and state elections, the voting system, and the democratic process in California

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On the November 3rd edition of Your Call,  we’ll have a conversation about key down-ballot races.

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On the November 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our coverage from Standing Rock.

Your Call: Why Standing Rock matters

Oct 31, 2016

On the November 1st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the ongoing protests at Standing Rock. Thousands of Native Americans and their allies have been resisting the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline since April.

  On the October 31st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with historian Jill Jonnes about her new book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape.

On the October 28th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the forced removal of refugees from the camp in Calais, France. 

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On the October 27th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Company Town, a new documentary that tells the story of a local election campaign and political decisions that will determine the future of San Francisco.

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