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Your Call: Profiting from the poor

Aug 24, 2016

  On the August 25th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Daniel Hatcher about his new book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens.

National Park Service

 

On the August 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss threats currently facing national parks.

photographed by W. H. Jackson, 1870. / National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)

 

On the August 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the history of the national parks and Native Americans.

Your Call: Whistle blowing in the age of Snowden

Aug 22, 2016

 

On the August 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with the Nation’s Mark Hertsgaard about his new book Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in the Age of Snowden

Your Call: The Fox propaganda machine

Aug 18, 2016

  On the August 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with award winning filmmaker Robert Greenwald and former NPR CEO Ken Stern about the Fox News Corporation and its mark on American journalism and politics.

Laura Flynn

 

On the August 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about free and low cost local events, museums, nature walks and concerts.

Your Call: Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud

Aug 16, 2016

On the August 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with David Dayen, author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud.

HolLynn D’Lil / from the “Patient No More” exhibit at the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability


On the August 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss how the history and experiences of people with disabilities should be taught in California schools.

Diane Bondareff / AP

On the August 15th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing influence private equity firms have on our daily lives.

Your Call: What does a fish know?

Aug 11, 2016

 

On the August 11th edition of Your Call, Jonathan Balcombe discusses his new book, What a Fish Knows, the Inner Lives of our Underwater Cousins.

On the August 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss sexual harassment.

Your Call: A political shift for Native Americans

Aug 9, 2016
Indian Country Today Media Network

 

On the August 9th edition of Your Call, we will discuss turning political tides for Native Americans.

Syreeta McFadden

 


On the August 8th edition of Your Call, Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss his new book Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education.

Your Call: Trapped in the forever war

Aug 4, 2016

  On the August 5th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with veteran journalist Mark Danner about his new book Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
Randy Montoya / Sandia Labs / Used under CC / flickr

 


On the August 4th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the Obama administration’s $1 trillion plan to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal.

Vets Vs Hate

 


On the August 3rd edition of Your Call, we’re talking about what happens to veterans once they return home.

On the August 2nd edition of Your Call we’ll have a conversation about the new Toxic Substances Control Act.

Your Call: The untold history of class in America

Aug 1, 2016

On the August 1st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with historian professor Nancy Isenberg about her new book White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America.

On the July 29th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Democratic Convention and big money.

Your Call: The state of U.S. democracy

Jul 28, 2016

 


On the July 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the health of American democracy.

Your Call: The Democratic Party of 2016

Jul 27, 2016

 

On the July 27th edition of Your Call, we’re opening up the lines to hear your thoughts on the Democratic Party of 2016.

Your Call: The Hillary Clinton doctrine

Jul 25, 2016

On the July 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about where Hillary Clinton stands on foreign policy. More than a decade after 9/11, the so-called war on terror has remained a pillar of U.S. foreign policy.

On the July 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about corporations funding the Democratic and Republican Parties.

(Photo: AFP/Getty)

 

 

On the July 22nd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Turkish government’s intensified crackdown on the media, state institutions, and education system. According to reports, nearly 68,000 people have been rounded up, arrested, or fired.

Your Call: Donald Trump reality check

Jul 21, 2016

On the June 21st edition of Your Call, investigative journalist David Cay Johnston joins us to talk about Donald Trump.

On the July 20th edition of Your Call, former U.S. Olympic soccer player Jules Boykoff joins us to discuss his new book Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics.

On the July 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the planned protests during the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Tens of thousands of civil rights, anti-poverty and anti-war activists are expected to rally and protest.

Your Call: Where is the Grand Old Party heading?

Jul 18, 2016

On the July 18th edition of  Your Call, we will discuss the state of the Republican Party. The rise of the Tea Party, and the ascendancy of Donald Trump has led to what many describe as the end of the Republican Party.

Your Call: Media coverage of race and racism

Jul 14, 2016
Photo/John Bazemore / AP

On the July 15th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the widespread protests against the killing of black men by police.

  On the July 14th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch and author of the new book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment.

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