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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
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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. 

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  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?

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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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 On the May 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. This week we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s visits to Vietnam and Japan. 

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On the May 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about what it will take to reform San Francisco’s police department. 

Ray Johnston

 

On the May 25th edition of Your Call, Professor Andrés Reséndez joins us to discuss his new book, The Other Slavery, the Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

Your Call: Fighting to be the first

May 24, 2016

On the May 24th edition of Your Call, we'll be talking to first-generation college students about their experiences in higher education.

Your Call: Preparing for California's primary

May 23, 2016

On the May 23rd edition of Your Call we will be discussing California's primary. 

Your Call weekly kudos: May 20th, 2016

May 20, 2016

On the May 20th edition of Your Call it's our Friday Media Roundtable and we are discussing homelessness in California. 

Your Call: Media coverage of homelessness

May 19, 2016

  On the May 20th edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of homelessness in California.

Chris Hilleke

On the May 19th edition of Your Call, TRAPPED filmmaker Dawn Porter joins us to discuss diminishing abortion access across the country. 

On the May 18th edition of Your Call, national radio commentator Jim Hightower joins us to discuss ubiquitous corporate influence on lawmakers. 

Your Call: American Nuremberg

May 16, 2016

  On the May 17th edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with professor Rebecca Gordon about her new book "American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes."

Your Call: What's the matter with Democrats?

May 15, 2016

On the May 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with historian and author Thomas Frank about his new book Listen, Liberal, or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? 

Matthew Desmond

On the May 13th edition of Your Call, Sociologist Matthew Desmond discusses his new book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.” 

On the May 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Tamara Draut about her new book Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America.

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On the May 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about art and activism in the digital age. 

  On the May 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with professor Robert McChesney the coauthor of the new book “People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.”

Your Call: The future of Bernie Sanders' movement

May 8, 2016

On the May 9th editions Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the future of the progressive movement, which has rallied behind Senator Bernie Sanders.

Your Call: Aleppo under attack; the Panama Papers

May 5, 2016

  On the May 6th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria. The recent hospital bombing has killed 250 people and devastated the ancient city of Aleppo.

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