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12:00am

Fri May 11, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

The Friday Media Roundtable...on Your Call

This week, Rose talked with the Nation’s John Nichols about his latest book, Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street.  Plus, a discussion about the parliamentary elections in Greece with Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly, who joined us from Rome. 

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John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation

Eric Reguly, Globe and Mail’s European business correspondent and he is based in Rome

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12:00am

Thu May 10, 2012
Social Justice Art

Today on Your Call: How can art help build a social movement?

 

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the power of images to incite social change.  An exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California “All of Us or None” explores the history of social justice posters in the Bay Area.  From Shepherd Fairey’s Obama poster to the Occupy movement’s Guy Fawkes mask--how can a popular image become a rallying symbol?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What art has motivated you to become active? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.

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12:00am

Wed May 9, 2012
Anarchy

Today on Your Call: What's the relevance of anarchism today?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about anarchism.  In the mainstream perception, “anarchy” is often synonymous with black masks, leaderless chaos, and property destruction.  But many anarchists are creating positive solutions to social problems.  Where are successful anarchist communities? And how would an anarchist economy function?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  If you call yourself an anarchist, what does it mean to you?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Tue May 8, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: How did ExxonMobil become the most powerful corporation in the US?

On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Steve Coll, Pulitzer prize winning reporter and author of Private Empire: Exxon Mobil and American Power. Last year, Exxon Mobil reported revenues of $452B, outpacing most countries around the world. How has this oil giant built its empire? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What is Exxon’s relationship with states around the world and the US government? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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11:52pm

Sun May 6, 2012
Education

Today on Your Call: What does rising student debt mean for the future of our economy?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about student debt, which has surpassed $1 trillion, exceeding the total amount Americans are carrying on their credit cards. The average college graduate has more than $25,000 in student debt. With jobs hard to find, how are they coping? And who's making money off of student debt? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What's your student debt story? And what are the solutions? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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