economy

11:54pm

Mon December 17, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Who Are The Emerging Global Consumers?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the rise in consumer spending in China and India.  By 2020, Consumer spending in China and India is expected to reach 10 trillion dollars a year. Who are these new consumers? And how are they changing their societies? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. How is the rise in consumer spending impacting the global economy? It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.

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12:00am

Tue October 2, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Is China ’s economy at a turning point?

On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the effects of the global economic slowdown on China’s growth. Chinese workers are protesting and demanding better working conditions and compensation. Are they pushing back in ways that could fundamentally change their situation? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. What implications will the slowing Chinese economy have for its people and the global economy? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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8:48am

Fri September 7, 2012
EDUCATION

How can we save CCSF?

A special two-hour live broadcast of Your Call from the City College of San Francisco focusing on the crisis at CCSF, which is threatened with closure if it loses its accreditation.

3:54pm

Thu August 30, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Newark seniors find a home again

Vivian Soriano playing bocce ball

The economic recession hit many Bay Area cities hard, including the city of Newark in southern Alameda County. In January 2010, dozens of employees were laid off or lost hours, and all but the most essential city services were cut. One of the casualties of Newark’s budget crunch was its decades-old senior center.

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2:10pm

Tue June 26, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Former Good Magazine writers think about Tomorrow

When the print/online hybrid magazine Good pulled a pivot this month and became a crowd-sourced aggregator instead it meant that its staff writers and editors were out of a job. Mildly ironic for a brand that had been building its identity around the idea of social good, but hey, the bottom line is what it is.

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