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11:29pm

Thu August 28, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Bank of America settlement and Ukraine-Russia crisis

On the Agust 29th edition of Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of Bank of America's $16 billion settlement over allegations of mortgage-related misconduct in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. We'll also discuss the political crisis in Ukraine. We'lll be joined by The Huffington Post’s Ben Hallman, the Christian Science Monitor’s Fred Weir, and Salon.com's David Dayen. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Thu August 28, 2014

12:00am

Wed August 27, 2014
Education

Your Call: What do students and parents need to know before they take out student loans?

  

 

 

On the August 27th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll open up the lines to answer your questions about the best options to pay for college. The average college graduate owes almost $30,000 in student debt. At the same time, tuition is up and families’ incomes are down. Which student loans offer the safest repayment options and lowest interest rates? What are the responsibilities of a co-signer? What questions do you have about student loans? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.

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11:23pm

Mon August 25, 2014
Education

Your Call: How should we talk about racism?

On the August 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with filmmaker and Founder & President of World Trust, Dr. Shakti Butler about her documentary, Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity. The documentary explores racism, as a dynamic system with multiple layers functioning simultaneously. So what are different forms of racism and racial inequality and how should it be confronted?  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Shakti Butler, filmmaker and Founder & President of World Trust

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12:03am

Mon August 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call: How can photography impact the struggle for human rights around the globe?

Photojournalist Jean-Marie Simon documented a period of extreme violence and brutality in Guatemala from 1980-1988

  

 On the August 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation UC Berkeley Human Rights Center’s photo exhibition, “Envisioning Human Rights, a collection of world-class human rights photography.” How effective are images in Conveying human rights issues around the world? And how do photographs inspire people to act? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you. Guests:

Eric Stover, faculty director of the Human Rights Center and Adjunct Professor of Law and Public Health, University of California at Berkeley

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