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12:00am

Fri February 27, 2015
Politics

Your Call: Net neutrality rules; NSA and whistleblowers

On the February 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss a new investigation by McClatchy about National Security Agency’s retaliation against whistleblowers. We will also discuss the new net neutrality rules and major players lobbying the FCC . We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Marisa Talyor and the Freedom of the Press Foundation’s Travor Timm and Free Press' Craig Aaron. What grabbed your attention this week? Join the conversation on the next Your call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Thu February 26, 2015
Politics

Your Call: What do you want to know about Obama’s war resolution and ISIS?

  

What do you want to know about President Obama’s war resolution and ISIS? On the February 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the President’s request for Congress to authorize military actions against ISIS. For the past six months, the US and coalition forces have carried out more than 2,000 bombing raids against ISIS positions in Syria and Iraq. What has been the result of those bombings? And what are the details of this latest war resolution? What questions do you have and where do you stand? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Wed February 25, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Improving police and community relations: Is poverty the real issue?

Is increased economic opportunity the key to better relations between police and communities of color?  On the February 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing the connection between policing and economic opportunity.   How does the lack of opportunity drive confrontations between police and citizens – and how does our approach to crime and punishment undermine opportunity in already-challenged neighborhoods?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:01am

Tue February 24, 2015
Arts & Culture

Your Call: A conversation with Sandip Roy about his debut novel, Don't Let Him Know

On the February 24th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sandip Roy -- Morning Edition commentator, editor at Firstpost.com, and former host of Your Call.  His new novel Don’t Let Him Know explores migration, sexual identity and India’s complex social landscape. What role does literature play in helping us understand other cultures and people? We’ll take your questions for Sandip Roy on the next Your Call, with guest host Matt Martin and you.

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11:55pm

Sun February 22, 2015
Education

Your Call: Why are schools obsessed with standardized tests?

  

On the February 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with NPR’s Anya Kamanetz, about her new book The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing — But You Don't Have to Be. According to the Council of the Great City Schools, students take an average of 113 standardized tests from grades K through 12. What are the alternatives for tracking the success of students and schools? Where do you stand on testing? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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