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On the April 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with two of the six environmental activists who have won this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize. These environmental warriors work against all odds to protect the environment and their communities.

On the April 15th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and media consolidation.

  On the April 14th 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: Burning country: Syrians in revolution & war

Apr 13, 2016

 

On April 13th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami about their new book Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War.

 

On the April 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about how people around the world are fighting climate change. 

Your Call: The fight for independent media

Apr 10, 2016

On the April 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Amy Goodman, award winning journalist, and host of Democracy Now! about her new book, “Democracy NOW!

Your Call weekly kudos: April 8th, 2016

Apr 8, 2016

It is our Friday Media Round Table and we are discussing what is being called the largest journalistic leak in history: the Panama Papers.

On April 8th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the ‘Panama Papers, the largest journalistic leak in history.

Your Call: Chemicals on your plate

Apr 7, 2016

On the April 7th edition of  Your Call, we’ll continue our weeklong series on toxic chemicals by focusing on our food system. We are exposed to a cocktail of chemicals, additives and pesticides in the food we eat.

Your Call: Toxic chemicals lurking in your home

Apr 6, 2016

 

On the April 6th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week long series on toxic chemicals by looking at what’s lurking in our homes. 

Your Call: How safe are cosmetics products?

Apr 4, 2016

On the April 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week-long series on toxic chemicals by discussing the safety and regulation of the $71 billion cosmetics industry.

On the April 4th edition of Your Call, we’re kicking off our week long series examining the toxic chemicals in our everyday lives. 

Your Call: Lahore tragedy; reproductive rights

Mar 31, 2016
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  On the April 1st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the horrific suicide bombing in Pakistan, which killed 72 people, including 29 children, and wounded more than 300.

Your Call: Protecting the right to vote

Mar 31, 2016
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On the March 31st edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss voter disenfranchisement. 

Your Call: Utah coal stirs up concerns in Oakland

Mar 29, 2016
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On the March 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss plans to export coal from Utah to Oakland. 

  On the March 29th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Wendell Potter and Nick Penniman, authors of Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

Your Call: Standing up against hate speech

Mar 27, 2016
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On the March 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing protests against the hateful and xenophobic rhetoric in the 2016 presidential race.

Your Call weekly kudos: March 25th, 2016

Mar 25, 2016

It's our Friday Media Roundtable and we are discussing Obama's recent visit to Cuba and the AIPAC Conference. 

Your Call: The AIPAC conference; US-Cuba relations

Mar 24, 2016

On the next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba. How will US-Cuba relations change mainstream reporting on Cuba?

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On the March 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll examine the increasing role special interest groups are playing in the California legislature. 

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  On the March 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss efforts to increase diversity in outdoor recreational activities. 

Your Call: Bernie Sanders' economic plan

Mar 22, 2016

  On the March 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Senator Bernie Sanders’ economic platform. 

Your Call: In search of true wilderness

Mar 20, 2016

  On the March 21st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with environmental journalist Jason Mark about his new book, Satellites in the High Country: Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man.

Your Call weekly kudos: March 18th, 2016

Mar 18, 2016

  It's our Friday Media Roundtable and we are discussing media coverage of the primaries.

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  On the March 18th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the mass protests over the corruption scandal involving Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras, which has rocked the country’s political establishment.

On the March 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with filmmaker Dawn Porter about her new documentary TRAPPED. 

Your Call: Bechtel and the Men Who Built the World

Mar 16, 2016

On the  March 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist Sally Denton about her new book, THE PROFITEERS: Bechtel and the Men Who Built the World.

Your Call: How safe is our drinking water?

Mar 14, 2016

On the March 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the quality and safety of drinking water in the United States.

 On the March 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with EMILY’s List founder Ellen R. Malcolm. 

  

On the March 11th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Syria refugee crisis. The devastating war in Syria has created one of the worst humanitarian crisis in modern history. Eight million Syrians are internally displaced, with more than four million others in neighboring countries, and hundreds of thousand risking death to reach the Europe.With countries shutting down their borders, how are the media covering the worsening refugee crisis? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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