Your Call

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KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate. Join the conversation at 1-866-798-TALK or e-mail feedback@yourcallradio.org.  Subscribe to the Your Call podcast on iTunes.

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.”

Jessica Christian/San Francisco Examiner

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. 

On the April 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the effects of US trade policies on California’s economy. 

On the April 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with two of the six environmental activists who have won this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize. These environmental warriors work against all odds to protect the environment and their communities.

On the April 15th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and media consolidation.

  On the April 14th edition of Your Call, Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice, joins us to discuss his new book, “The Fight to Vote.” 

Your Call: Burning country: Syrians in revolution & war

Apr 13, 2016

 

On April 13th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami about their new book Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War.

 

On the April 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about how people around the world are fighting climate change. 

Your Call: The fight for independent media

Apr 10, 2016

On the April 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Amy Goodman, award winning journalist, and host of Democracy Now! about her new book, “Democracy NOW!

Your Call weekly kudos: April 8th, 2016

Apr 8, 2016

It is our Friday Media Round Table and we are discussing what is being called the largest journalistic leak in history: the Panama Papers.

On April 8th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the ‘Panama Papers, the largest journalistic leak in history.

Your Call: Chemicals on your plate

Apr 7, 2016

On the April 7th edition of  Your Call, we’ll continue our weeklong series on toxic chemicals by focusing on our food system. We are exposed to a cocktail of chemicals, additives and pesticides in the food we eat.

Your Call: Toxic chemicals lurking in your home

Apr 6, 2016

 

On the April 6th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week long series on toxic chemicals by looking at what’s lurking in our homes. 

Your Call: How safe are cosmetics products?

Apr 4, 2016

On the April 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week-long series on toxic chemicals by discussing the safety and regulation of the $71 billion cosmetics industry.

On the April 4th edition of Your Call, we’re kicking off our week long series examining the toxic chemicals in our everyday lives. 

Your Call: Lahore tragedy; reproductive rights

Mar 31, 2016
AP

  On the April 1st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the horrific suicide bombing in Pakistan, which killed 72 people, including 29 children, and wounded more than 300.

Your Call: Protecting the right to vote

Mar 31, 2016
Jay Peg / Used Under CC / flickr

 

On the March 31st edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss voter disenfranchisement. 

Your Call: Utah coal stirs up concerns in Oakland

Mar 29, 2016
Parolan Harahap / Used Under CC / flickr

On the March 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss plans to export coal from Utah to Oakland. 

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