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12:14am

Mon March 26, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: How can arts and culture bring Americans and Iranians closer together?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Oscar winning Iranian film 'A Separation.' During his acceptance speech, the film’s director Asghar Farhadi urged the world to understand Iran through its rich cultural heritage and history. What do we really know about Iran? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. How has 'A Separation' changed the conversation about Iranian society? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Fri March 23, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of 'This American Life' retracting Mike Daisey's  monologue about Apple-Foxconn. We’ll also mark the 9th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. We’ll be joined by Mother Jones’ Andy Kroll, Atlantic’s Rebecca Greenfield, and Aljazeera’s Jane Arraf joins us from Baghdad. Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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12:00am

Thu March 22, 2012
Trayvon Martin

Today on Your Call: How are you responding to the killing of Trayvon Martin?

On today's Your Call we’ll talk about neighborhood watch and "Stand Your Ground" laws. There are 21 around the country, including Florida, where, on February 26, Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, was shot to death by 28-year-old George Zimmerman. After an outcry over the failure to arrest Zimmerman, Justice Department officials stepped in. How do so-called “Shoot First” laws work? What would justice in this case look like? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you. 

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12:00am

Wed March 21, 2012
Food system

Today on Your Call: How is the corporate American food system changing?

On today's Your Call, we'll speak with Tracie McMillan, author of The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table.  For nearly a year, she worked, ate, and lived alongside the working poor to examine how Americans eat when price matters.  How do you get “good” food on the table?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org . Why do we eat the way we do? And how can we change it? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and You. 

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12:16am

Tue March 20, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Why are gas prices going up?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Michael Klare, author of The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources, and Kevin Hall, national economics correspondent for McClatchy. The national average price for a gallon gas is $3.84, and it’s expected to go up. What’s behind rising gas prices? Join us live at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. There are efforts to start “no gas Mondays.” What else should be done? What can be done?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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