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1:14pm

Thu June 7, 2012
Community organizing

Today on Your Call: How can communities organize to change local laws?

 

On today's Your Call, we’ll rebroadcast a conversation with Thomas Linzey, author of “Be the Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Communityand Shannon Biggs, author of “The Rights of Nature.” How can communities defend themselves from corporate interests? Are local laws the answer? How are you organizing for change in your community? And what changes would you like to see? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

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12:00am

Wed June 6, 2012
Nutrition

Today on Your Call: Why do calories matter?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Marion Nestle the author of "Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics". About a billion people in the world don’t take in enough calories and another billion take in too much. What are calories? And does it make sense for individuals -- or public health officials -- to count them?  Join us at 10.  Email feedback@yourcallradio.org or leave a comment here.  It’s Your Call, with Malihe Razazan and you.

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Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim, authors of Why Calories Count 

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12:00am

Tue June 5, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today's Your Call: Who controls the future of the book?

On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about how e-books are changing the economy of publishing and creating an uncertain future for writers, readers, libraries, and booksellers.   Apple and some major publishers are the target of an antitrust suit that could ironically boost Amazon’s already dominant position.  Meanwhile, librarians struggle to provide access to e-books and independent bookstores are scrambling to get into the e-book business themselves.  What’s next, and what’s best for book-lovers?  It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.

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7:52am

Mon June 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Your Call: What are you reading this summer?

On the next Your Call, we’ll open the lines to get your recommendations for reading while on vacation or enjoying a long summer evening. Have a book you’re looking forward to reading right now?  Something you just discovered or an all-time favorite everyone should know about?  And if you’re a parent, what are the books you’ve found your kids can’t put down?  E-mail your picks to feedback@yourcallradio.org and tune in to learn about great books you’ve never heard of.  It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

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8:32am

Fri June 1, 2012
Politics

Today On Your Call: A conversation with BBC's Paul Mason

On the next Your Call, It’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll bring back a conversation Rose Aguilar had with Paul Mason, BBC Newsnight economics editor and the author of "Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions." Mason believes that from Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park, advanced forms of communication have created a new relationship between the media and millions of people who are standing up for economic justice and freedom. It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Paul Mason, BBC Newsnight economics

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