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 On the February 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the economic realities facing senior citizens.

On the February 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Jane Mayer about her new book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.

On the February 15th edition of Your Call, we revisit our conversation with film director Stanley Nelson. He joins us to talk about his new documentary, The Black Panthers, Vanguard of the Revolution

Your Call: The role of media in elections

Feb 12, 2016

On the February 12th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the New Hampshire primary and Bernie Sanders' big win among nearly every demographic, including women and young voters. How is the post- New Hampshire analysis setting the tone for election coverage? 

Your Call: Protecting workers' rights in the gig economy

Feb 10, 2016
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On the February 11th edition of Your Callwe’ll discuss how independent contractors are working to protect their rights in the gig economy.  

 On the February 10th edition of Your Call, David Talbot joins us to discuss his new book,"The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government." 

Your Call: The future of California’s coastline

Feb 9, 2016

On the February 9th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about efforts to oust the California Coastal Commission’s executive Director Charles Lester.

Your Call: What's behind falling oil prices?

Feb 7, 2016

  

On the February 8th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the fluctuations in the oil market. In the past two years, the price of oil has fallen from $100 a barrel to a 13-year low of $27 a barrel.

On the February 5th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Super Bowl.

  

On the February 4th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about today’s leading social movements. 

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  On the February 3rd edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the unfolding San Francisco political corruption scandal.

Your Call: Saving our oceans

Feb 2, 2016

On the February 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Liz Cunningham about the new book Ocean Country: One Woman’s Journey from Peril to Hope in Her Quest to Save the Seas. 

Your Call: Bees and pesticides

Feb 1, 2016

On the February 1st edition Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about bees. Since 2006, honey bees and other pollinators have experienced rapid population declines.

Your Call: Health crisis in Flint and Brazil

Jan 29, 2016

On the January 29th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Flint’s water crisis.

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 On the January 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Journalist Ioan Grillo about his new book, “Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America.” 

Your Call: The natural and cultural history of rain

Jan 26, 2016

On the January 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with award winning environmental journalist Cynthia Barnett about her new book “Rain: A Natural and Cultural History.”

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On the January 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the differences between leading Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. 

Your Call: Working to reduce violence in the Bay Area

Jan 25, 2016
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On the January 25th edition of Your Call, we are going to be discussing these programs working to make a difference in the Bay Area to halt gun violence and provide victims of violence with resources to keep them from the revolving cycle of gang violence. 

Your Call weekly kudos: January 22nd, 2016

Jan 22, 2016

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

Your Call: Reporting on key issues facing California

Jan 22, 2016

On the January 22nd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of California Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address and his 2016-17 budget proposal.

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On the January 21st edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss ways to preserve arts and culture in the Bay Area. 

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On the January 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss cities investing in worker cooperatives to fight inequality and create quality jobs.

Your Call: Tim DeChristopher's peaceful uprising

Jan 19, 2016

On the January 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with environmental justice activist Tim De Christopher.

Your Call: The resource curse

Jan 18, 2016

 

On the January 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Professor Leif Wenar about his new book Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World.

  

On the January 15th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Madaya, the town besieged by Syrian forces where people have been dying from starvation.

Your Call: Growing right-wing extremism

Jan 14, 2016

 On the January 14th edition of  Your Call we’ll examine growing right-wing extremism. 

Your Call: President Obama's foreign policy legacy

Jan 13, 2016

On the January 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about President Obama’s final State of the Union address by focusing on his foreign policy.

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On the January 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the methane gas disaster in Southern California.

Your Call: The healing power of nature

Jan 10, 2016

On the January 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the benefits of nature on our mental health.

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