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4:09pm

Wed June 27, 2012
Your Call: Special Edition

Your Call: Special Edition

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on the challenge to the healthcare reform bill, what questions do you have about the Court’s decision?  What do you want to know about how it will affect your access to medical care – and the future of health care locally and nationally?  Where does the movement for healthcare for all go next?  Join host Rose Aguilar for a special broadcast on Your Call on the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, Thursday at 11am.  Participate by calling in to 866-798-8255.

12:00am

Wed June 27, 2012
Poverty

Today on Your Call: What will it take to reverse the trend of deep poverty in the United States?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Peter Edelman, author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America.  The latest census data shows that 46 million Americans ae now living in poverty. At the same time, social safety nets are being dismantled. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. What will it take to seriously tackle this issue? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and You.

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Peter Edelman, author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America.

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11:50pm

Mon June 25, 2012
Amazon

Today on Your Call: What is Amazon’s agenda?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the largest internet retailer is transforming business. Amazon’s model of deep discounts has allowed it to become the dominant book retailer. What allows the company to offer so many discounts? Are you an Amazon shopper? Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. We’ll also talk about how Amazon has used its political power to avoid sales taxes and other regulations. Where is Amazon headed next?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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10:46pm

Sun June 24, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: Who’s profiting from pink ribbon campaigns?

UPI/Kevin Dietsch

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. Every year, billions of dollars are raised to put an end to breast cancer. Countless women and men walk, bike, climb and shop for the cure. Where does the money go and what does it achieve? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here.  Have you participated in pink ribbon campaigns and cancer walks? Do you know how your money is spent? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar you.

Guests:

Ravida Din, producer of Pink Ribbons, Inc.

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10:28pm

Thu June 21, 2012
Politics

Today's Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Egypt Independent]

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about coverage of the elections and the deepening political crisis in Egypt. We’ll also talk about coverage of widespread human trafficking in the United States. We’ll be joined by KGO Radio’s Scott Lettieri, Independent journalist, Beena Sarwar and freelance journalist Ahmad Shokr joins us from Cairo, Egypt. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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