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 On the May 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. This week we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s visits to Vietnam and Japan. 

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On the May 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about what it will take to reform San Francisco’s police department. 

Ray Johnston

 

On the May 25th edition of Your Call, Professor Andrés Reséndez joins us to discuss his new book, The Other Slavery, the Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

Your Call: Fighting to be the first

May 24, 2016

On the May 24th edition of Your Call, we'll be talking to first-generation college students about their experiences in higher education.

Your Call: Preparing for California's primary

May 23, 2016

On the May 23rd edition of Your Call we will be discussing California's primary. 

Your Call weekly kudos: May 20th, 2016

May 20, 2016

On the May 20th edition of Your Call it's our Friday Media Roundtable and we are discussing homelessness in California. 

Your Call: Media coverage of homelessness

May 19, 2016

  On the May 20th edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of homelessness in California.

Chris Hilleke

On the May 19th edition of Your Call, TRAPPED filmmaker Dawn Porter joins us to discuss diminishing abortion access across the country. 

On the May 18th edition of Your Call, national radio commentator Jim Hightower joins us to discuss ubiquitous corporate influence on lawmakers. 

Your Call: American Nuremberg

May 16, 2016

  On the May 17th edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with professor Rebecca Gordon about her new book "American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes."

Your Call: What's the matter with Democrats?

May 15, 2016

On the May 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with historian and author Thomas Frank about his new book Listen, Liberal, or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? 

Matthew Desmond

On the May 13th edition of Your Call, Sociologist Matthew Desmond discusses his new book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.” 

On the May 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Tamara Draut about her new book Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America.

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On the May 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about art and activism in the digital age. 

  On the May 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with professor Robert McChesney the coauthor of the new book “People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.”

Your Call: The future of Bernie Sanders' movement

May 8, 2016

On the May 9th editions Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the future of the progressive movement, which has rallied behind Senator Bernie Sanders.

Your Call: Aleppo under attack; the Panama Papers

May 5, 2016

  On the May 6th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria. The recent hospital bombing has killed 250 people and devastated the ancient city of Aleppo.

Your Call: Getting real about girls' sex lives

May 4, 2016
Michael Todd

 On the May 5th edition of Your Call we’ll have a conversation with Peggy Orenstein about her new book, “Girls & Sex, Navigating the Complicated New Landscape.”

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On the May 4th edition of Your Call we’ll discuss the Frisco Five hunger strike. 

On the May 3rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig about the history of superdelegates and other issues impacting electoral democracy and political culture in the US.

On the May 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the prospects for a just peace in Israel and Palestine.

Your Call: Our last morning with Joe Burke

Apr 28, 2016

  On the April 29th edition of Your Call, we’ll be joined by our colleague and friend Joe Burke, who is retiring after working at KALW for 28 years. He's been our weekday morning host for nearly 25 years.

Your Call: Gene Baur and the Farm Sanctuary Life

Apr 27, 2016

 On the April 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Gene Baur, the president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary. 

Laura Flynn

 

On the April 27th of Your Call, we’ll discuss the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) faculty strike. 

  On the April 26th edition Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sonia Kennebeck about her new documentary National Bird, which weaves together the chilling stories of three whistle blowers who break the silence around the secret US drone program.

Your Call: Bay Area Dance Week

Apr 25, 2016

On the April 25th edition of Your Call, we're talking about Bay Area Dance Week!

Your Call weekly kudos: April 22nd, 2016

Apr 22, 2016

It is our Friday Media Roundtable and we are discussing President Obama's latest visit to Saudi Arabia and the issues with New York's primaries. 

On the April 22nd edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia and calls by former Senator Bob Graham to declassify a US government top secret 9/11 report.

On the April 21st edition of Your Call, Dr. Monique W. Morris joins us to discuss her new book “Pushout, the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.” 

Your Call: Comedy, a force for immigrant rights

Apr 19, 2016

  On the April 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about using humor to champion immigrant rights. 

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