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11:49pm

Thu December 25, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: What are the hidden costs of carbon?

On the December 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have conversation with investigative journalist and author Mark Schapiro about his new book, Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy. He says the economic costs of carbon are often hidden, but we need to understand them in order to act. How are these costs effecting economies and changing our response to climate change? Join us on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

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12:00am

Thu December 25, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: What is the potential healing power of music?

On the December 25th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett about his new documentary Alive Inside. The film explores music’s ability to combat memory loss through the experiences of individuals who have been rejuvenated by listening to music. How does music affect our brains and people who are aging or mostly unresponsive? What role does music play in your life?Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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11:44pm

Tue December 23, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Your Call: How far have civil rights come since the death of Martin Luther King Jr.?

 On the December 24th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Tavis Smiley, author of “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Final Year”. In his last year King was campaigning against many of the same issues we still face today: poverty, racism, and wars overseas. So what is the true legacy of the famous civil rights leader and how is it making an impact today? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Tue December 23, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: How do you re-enter society after prison?

  On the December 23rd, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll hear stories of people who turned their lives around after over a decade in prison or jail.  Two thirds of people released from California's prison system will return within 3 years. What obstacles prevent people from getting out and staying out?  How does incarceration impact families, especially children?  What kind of support do formerly incarcerated adults want?  It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.  

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8:41am

Mon December 22, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: What is the human cost of our food supply?

On the December 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sanjay Rawal, director of Food Chains. The documentary focuses on the plight of tomato pickers in Immokalee and their battles with supermarkets as well as fast food companies. Farmworkers are among the lowest paid workers in the US. How are they organizing for fair wages? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

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Sanjay Rawal, documentary filmmaker and director of Food Chains 

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