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10:31am

Mon September 3, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Who was Mother Jones and what did she do for the labor movement?

On today's Your Call, on Labor Day, we’ll have a conversation with Simon Cordery, author of “Mother Jones: Raising Cain and Consciousness.” In 1902, she was called the most dangerous woman in America for her effective and creative labor organizing. How did she organize workers in early 20th century? And want can what can we learn from her activism? It’s Your Call, with me Rose Aguilar.


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Simon Cordery, chair of the History Department at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois.

11:58pm

Thu August 30, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday media Roundtable

(Photo/Caitlin Constantine, staff) Journalists in need of a caffeine infusion line up in the Google Media Lounge.

12:00am

Thu August 30, 2012
Voting rights

Today on Your Call: What is the status of voter rights in the U.S.?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the sudden proliferation of voter ID laws. Before 2006, no state had voter identification laws. But since 2011, 176 restrictive voting bills have been proposed in 41 states.  So what will this mean for November's election?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. Are voter ID laws threatening our democracy?  Or are they preventing voter fraud? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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12:00am

Wed August 29, 2012
Republican Party platform

Today on Your Call: What’s in the Republican Party’s platform?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about how the party’s platform has changed since 2008. The platform draft says it opposes abortion in all cases with no exceptions for rape or incest and supports a voucher system for healthcare for seniors. Who is setting the agenda? How important is the platform? Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. Whether or not you identify as a Republican, what does the party’s platform mean to you?  It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.


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11:52pm

Mon August 27, 2012
Small business

Today on Your Call: What does this election mean for small businesses?

On Today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the future of small business sector. According to small business association firms with fewer than 500 employees provide jobs for over half of the nation's workforce. How do the close ties of both major parties to big business shape their approach to small business?  Join us live at 10am PST or post a comment here. If you are a small business owner, what policies do you support? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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