budget cuts

11:51pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Politics

Your Call: GOP budget; Citigroup and its financial empire

On the March 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Republican budget, which includes $5.5 trillion dollars in cuts to the social safety net and environmental programs, and an extra $20 billion dollars in military funding. We’ll also talk about the role Citigroup played in the 2008 financial crisis. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Andrew Cockburn and the Huffington Post’s Kate Sheppard. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation with guest host Mark Hertsgaard and you.

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12:53am

Fri August 30, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: Aljazeera America, budget cuts and raging fires

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of US Forest Service budget cuts as thousands of firefighters are battling the massive Rim Fire near Yosemite. The second round of cuts are scheduled to begin in October. Who’s covering this angle? We’ll also talk about the launch of Aljazeera America. We’ll be joined by Think Progress’ Katie Valentine, CJR’s David Cay Johnston and Murrow College’s Lawrence Pintak. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.         

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12:44am

Tue March 5, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What can we learn from UK Uncut?


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10:29pm

Mon January 14, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What Needs To Be Done To Create Good Paying Jobs?


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3:48pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Politics

Teachers relieved by Prop 30 results

Frank McCoppin elementary school
http://www.examiner.com/article/school-and-building-evactuated-for-bomb-scare Examiner

When she came into work this morning, Frank McCoppin kindergarten teacher Selina Cheung didn’t know whether she’d have a job next semester or not. Parent Siobhan Culhane hadn’t heard the news about Proposition 30 either.

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