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12:00am

Thu April 19, 2012
FBI informants

Today on Your Call: How have informant laws changed since 9/11?

On today's Your Call, we’ll mark the beginning of the 55th annual San Francisco International Film Festival by discussing one of it’s featured films--Jamie Meltzer’s Informant.  The film follows the story of Brandon Darby, a charismatic activist turned FBI informant. Since 9/11, the FBI has built a network of more than 15,000 informants. How much impunity does the FBI have for entrapment?

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10:03am

Wed April 18, 2012
Gardening

Today on Your Call: What is the significance of gardening in your life?

On today's Your Call, we’ll share ideas about what it means to garden and what plants are best for planting and harvesting this time of year.  From community gardens to guerilla gardens to backyard and rooftop gardens-- people are finding creative ways to grow plants for food, medicine, and beauty.

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12:55am

Tue April 17, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today On Your Call: Where do your taxes go?

On today’s Your Call, on Tax Day, we’ll have a conversation about the tax system. The US government collects about a quarter of its gross domestic product through taxes. Who's paying the most taxes? Who's not paying taxes? Join us at 10 or email tofeedback@yourcallradio.org. What would a fair tax system look like -- and would any of the proposals out there now move us toward a better system? What would you change? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Mon April 16, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: What's your favorite record store?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about independent record stores. April 21st  is Record Stores Day. With over 700 independently owned record stories, what’s the value of a brick-and-mortar outlet selling music in the digital age? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. How have the economics of running an independent record store changed? Do record stores still matter now that you can download just about anything? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Fri April 13, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

South Koreans at a train station in Seoul watch a TV graphic of North Korea's rocket launch.
Jung Yeon-je AFP/Getty Images / April 13, 2012

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about the recently signed Jobs Act, which the White House says will create jobs. Critics say it legalizes stock market fraud. We’ll also discuss the ongoing foreclosure crisis, and North Korea's decision to fire a long-range missile. We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Micheal MacCuliff, Propublica’s Paul Kiel and the Christina Science Monitor’s Don Kirk joins us from Seoul, South Korea. What was your story of the week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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