On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with David Kirby about his new book, Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity. In 2010, a captive 12,000 pound orca killed the well known trainer Dawn Brancheau at Sea World Orlando. Her death may lead to significant changes at marine mammal parks. It also sparked a heated debate about whether the world’s top predator should be held captive. Join us at 10 or email email@example.com. Where do you stand on this issue?
On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with National Priorities Project researcher Mattea Kramer about her new book, A People's Guide to the Federal Budget. The US government plans to spend $3.6 trillion next year. Where does the money come from and how is it spent? And who receives the largest portion of federal funds? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. How much do you know about the federal budget? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Mattea Kramer, senior research analyst with the National Priorities Project
On the today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about hydraulic fracturing, which involves blasting huge amounts of chemicals, sand and water into the ground, which enables trapped oil and gas to escape. How much fracking is happening in California? How should it be tracked and regulated? Who is pushing for fracking in California? And how are communities organizing against it? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you
Dan Jacobson, legislative director for Environment California
On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the millions of dollars being raised and spent on the presidential campaign. How are political ads being covered? We’ll also discuss coverage of the ongoing protests in Sudan. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Justin Elliot, Politico’s Dave Levinthal and Bloomberg’s Africa correspondent Salma Elwardany joins us from Cairo. She was just kicked out of Sudan. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
On today's Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the significance of sleep for our mental and physical health. According to the National Sleep Foundation, at least 40 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. How much sleep do we need? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. What effect does sleep (or the lack of it) have on our bodies? And how could we create a more sleep-friendly society? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.