When the North American Free Trade Agreement was signed 20 years ago, one of the big concerns was how the treaty would impact the environment.
After NAFTA was signed, eastern Tijuana experienced a building frenzy. One industrial park after another sprung up to accommodate the hundreds of American factories that came here in search of cheap labor.
Magdalena Cerda is an environmental activist, and she’s brought me to the edge of one of those sprawling complexes, to some barren, empty concrete basketball courts.
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.
On today’s Your Call, we'll have a conversation with three winners of this year's David Brower Youth Awards, which honors young people for their achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. Do you know a young person who's inspired you to do more to protect the environment? Join us live at 11 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. What environmental issues concern young people today? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
San Francisco Proposition F asks the city to consider draining the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, a source of 80 percent of San Francisco's water. KALW’s Ben Trefny talked with PJ Johnston, the spokesman for the No on Proposition F campaign, and asked him why passing Proposition F would be a bad idea.