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  On the July 8th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the recent massive suicide bombing in Iraq that left more than 250 people dead. Mother Jones’ reporter Shane Bauer will join us to discuss his in-depth investigation into the private prison industry. For four months, he worked as a prison guard at Corrections Corporation of America's Winn Correctional Center in Louisiana. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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On the July 7th edition of Your Call, Rose Aguilar and her guests will talk about the high-profile killings of two black men by police in recent days. 

RAY JOHNSTON

On the July 6th edition of Your Call, we revisit our conversation with Professor Andrés Reséndez. He joins us to discuss his new book, The Other Slavery, the Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

 

On the July 5th edition of Your Call, David Talbot joins us to discuss his new book,"The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government." 

Your Call: Voting Rights matter

Jul 4, 2016

On the July 4th edition of Your Call, Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice, joins us to discuss his new book, “The Fight to Vote.” 

Your Call: Week of coverage on homeless crisis

Jun 30, 2016
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On the June 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week-long series on San Francisco’s homeless crisis by opening the lines to take your questions for Jeff Kositsky.

Your Call: How to end homelessness

Jun 28, 2016

  On the June 29th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week long series on San Francisco’s homeless crisis by talking about how we got here and real solutions.

Larkin Street Youth Services

On the June 28th edition of Your Call, we continue our week-long series about the homeless crisis in San Francisco. Today we’re broadcasting live from Larkin Street Youth Services in the Tenderloin.

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On the next Your Call, we’ll kick off a week-long series looking at the homeless crisis in San Francisco. On June 29th, more than 70 Bay Area news media organizations will come together for an unprecedented day of homeless coverage. 

Your Call: Media coverage of police misconduct

Jun 23, 2016

On the June 24th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the investigation into the Oakland Police Department’s sex scandal, which has also expanded to the San Francisco Police Department.

Your Call: Bees and the powerful pesticide industry

Jun 23, 2016

On the June 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the pesticide industry and the drastic decline of the bee population.

On the June 22nd edition of Your Call, Salon’s Editor in Chief David Daley discusses his new book, Rat F**ked, The True Story Behind The Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy.

Rick Flores / Amah Mutson Tribal Band

  

On the June 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the Bay Area Native American tribe Amah Mutsun is using its traditional knowledge to solve today’s environmental problems.

 On the June 20th edition of Your Call, Loretta Ross joins us to discuss the book, Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Rights.

Your Call: Media coverage of the Orlando tragedy

Jun 17, 2016

On the June 18th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Orlando shootings.

Your Call: Coming Up Queer, LGBTQ Youth Stories

Jun 16, 2016

On the June 16th edition of Your Call, how do we create safe and affirming environments for queer youth?

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On the June 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Lyme disease, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected black-legged ticks.

Your Call: Life and death in Palestine

Jun 13, 2016

On the June 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with award winning journalist Ben Ehrenreich about his new book “The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine.”

Your Call: The Pulse LGBT nightclub massacre

Jun 13, 2016
SF chronicle

  

On the June 13th edition of Your Call, guest host Renee Kemp will open the lines to talk about about the mass shooting in Orlando and its aftermath. 

Al Jazeera

  On the June 10th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, We’ll discuss coverage of the worsening conditions in Fallujah, Iraq. The city has been under ISIS control for the past two years.

Your Call: Fun and cheap summer activities

Jun 8, 2016

On the June 9th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about  free and low cost local events, museums, nature walks and concerts. 

Your Call: Your vote still matters, California!

Jun 7, 2016
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On the June 7th edition of Your Call, we’re talking about Election Day! 

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On the June 6th edition of Your Call, what if everyone were guaranteed a basic income? 

Your Call: Big money in politics

Jun 3, 2016
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On the June 3rd edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. How is campaign financing affecting the elections?

Dayla Soul

  

On the June 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the sexism plaguing women in sports. 

Your Call: Looming global water shortage

Jun 1, 2016
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 On the June 1st edition of Your Call, we'll discuss the global water crisis. 

Your Call: What's on your summer reading list?

May 31, 2016
Laura Flynn

On the May 31st edition of Your Call, we'll ask Copperfield Books' Sheryl Cotleur and Green Apple Books’ Kevin Hunsanger to share their recommendations for summer reading. 

  

On the May 30th edition of Your Call, we'll revisit our conversation with Jane Mayer about her new book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

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