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On the March 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll revisit our conversation with Journalist Ioan Grillo about his new book, “Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America.” 

 On the March 9th edition of Your Call, we'll examine the history of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime. 

On the March 8th edition of Your Call, we’ll revisit our conversation about the benefits of nature on our mental health.

Your Call: Toxic chemicals in cosmetics

Mar 6, 2016

On the March 7th edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with filmmakers Erica Jordan and Dianne Griffin, as well as Janet Nudelman from the Breast Cancer Fund. They join us for a conversation on Erica and Dianne's new documentary Painted Nails ​and the cosmetic industry. 

Your Call weekly kudos: March 4th, 2016

Mar 4, 2016

On the March 4th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.

Your Call: Media coverage of the presidential race

Mar 3, 2016

  

On the March 4th edition of  Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of the Super Tuesday primaries.

 On the March 3rd edition of Your Call, we’re examining slavery in the global fishing industry. 

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On the March 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll dig to the roots of Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis. 

Your Call: The path to a postcapitalist future

Mar 1, 2016

  On the March 1st edition of Your Call, we’ll talk to financial journalist Paul Mason about his new book PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future.  Is neoliberal capitalism in crisis? 

On the February 29th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about teaching kids a more accurate, complex lesson on history of marginalized people.

Your Call weekly kudos: February 26th, 2016

Feb 26, 2016

  

On the February 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.

On the February 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of the presidential primaries. With the presidential elections in full swing, how are the media scrutinizing the candidates’ records on major issues? We’ll also discuss the heated debate over freedom of speech in India, following the arrest of several students over the demonstrations at one of India’s most prestigious universities. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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  On the February 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss DuPont’s decades-long history of chemical pollution. 

Your Call: The fall of the Turkish Model

Feb 24, 2016

On the February 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with UC Berkeley sociologist Cihan Tugal about his new book “The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings Brought Down Islamic Liberalism.”

Your Call: The root causes of the Flint water crisis

Feb 22, 2016

On the February 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Laura Flynn

  

On the February 22nd edition of Your Call, we want to know about your favorite Bay Area hikes. 

Your Call weekly kudos: February 19th, 2016

Feb 19, 2016

  

On the February 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.

Your Call: The legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb 19, 2016

  

On the February 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death.

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  On the February 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with writer Lindy West about feminism and pop culture. 

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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.

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