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12:00am

Mon October 29, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: What is the reality of solitary confinement in US prisons?


On today's Your Call, We’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist and former hostage, Shane Bauer about California’s Pelican Bay State Special Housing Unit also known as SHU. Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallraido.org? What are the long-term mental health effects of near total isolation? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


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11:48pm

Thu October 25, 2012
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: The Foreign Policy Debate

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the third and final presidential debate, which focused on US foreign policy. What did the media focus on and what was missing from the coverage? We’ll be joined by Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly, The American Independent News Network’s Eli Clifton, and Democracy Now’s Andres Contreris. Where did you see the best reporting this week? And where do you get your news about US foreign policy? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

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12:00am

Thu October 25, 2012
School lunch

Today on Your Call: Are school lunches getting healthier?


On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about what kids are eating in school. With 31 million children participating in the National School Lunch program, advocates across the country are working to get healthier food in the cafeteria and many innovative school garden and lunch programs originated in Northern California. So what makes a healthy school lunch program?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. And once schools serve healthy food, how do they get kids to eat it?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


 


 

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12:00am

Wed October 24, 2012
The Waiting Room

Today on Your Call: What does the reality of our public hospitals tell us about our society?


On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with Peter Nicks, maker of the new film, “The Waiting Room,” about a day in the life Oakland’s Highland Hospital.  Mitt Romney has said the ER will provide health care for those without insurance.  But what’s the reality of the public ER?  If you’ve spent time at Highland or any other public hospital, what was your experience?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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12:04am

Tue October 23, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Where is US foreign policy heading?

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On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the last presidential debate on foreign policy. How has US foreign policy changed in the past four years? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. What are the most important foreign policy issues facing the US today? And what needs to change? What foreign policy questions would you ask the presidential candidates? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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