On the November 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about effective suicide prevention. Bids are now being accepted to construct suicide nets for the Golden Gate Bridge, a project that is estimated to cost 76 million dollars. Could that money have greater impact if put toward mental health services? What is the right balance between helping people who are on the edge and making sure they don’t get there in the first place? It’s Your Call, with Hana Baba, and you.
On the November 27th edition of Your Call, we’ll bring back a conversation with James Vanderbilt, director of Truth, a new film examining the 2004 60 Minutes story that raised questions about George W. Bush’s military service in the National Guard.
On the November 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll re-vist our conversation with Amir Soltani about his new documentary Dogtown Redemption, which gives a voice to three recyclers in West Oakland. He’ll be joined by one of the recyclers, Landon Goodwin.
On the November 23rd Your Call, we'll discuss what happens when children are socialized by robots. Mattel's release of "Hello Barbie" has stirred controversy over how new toys are changing the concept of playtime.
On the November 21st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the terrorist attacks in Paris. How are election year politics shaping media coverage of national security and the refugee crisis?
On the November 13th edition of Your Call, it our Friday media roundable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the elections in Myanmar, where the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy is on its way to win a landslide victory.
On the November 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with the Norwegian surgeon Dr. Mads Gilbert about his new book Night in Gaza. Dr Gilbert chronicles his daily experiences in Al-Shifa hospital during Israel’s 2014 assault on Gaza.
On the Oct 30th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss investigations by Inside Climate News and the Los Angeles Times, which reveal that Exxon Mobil knew about climate change as early as 1977, 11 years before it became a public issue.
On the October 29th edition of Your Call, we’re discussing how California can end fossil fuel extraction and embrace 100% wind and solar. Is that possible in the country’s third-largest oil-producing state?
On the Oct 23rd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the Canadian elections. Voters ended Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party’s nearly 10-year rule by handing the Liberal party and its leader Justin Trudeau an absolute majority in the Parliament.