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Your Call: Life and death in Palestine

Jun 13, 2016

On the June 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with award winning journalist Ben Ehrenreich about his new book “The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine.”

On the May 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the prospects for a just peace in Israel and Palestine.

Your Call: Making music under occupation

Jun 19, 2015

On the June 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with veteran journalist Sandy Tolan about his new book, "Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.”

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Your Call Weekly Kudos: March 06, 2015

Mar 6, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

This week we spoke with:

Eli Clifton, reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute who focuses on money in politics and US foreign policy.

Chris McGreal, senior writer for Guardian US. He is a former Washington correspondent and was previously posted in Johannesburg and in Jerusalem.

Golnar Motevalli, Tehran based correspondent for Bloomberg News

Your Call:Netanyahu's speech to Congress

Mar 6, 2015

  On the March 6th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and his attacks on president Obama over Iran/US nuclear talks. What forces are influencing US/Iran relations? And how serious are diplomatic tensions between Washington and Tel Aviv?  We’ll be joined by the Nation’s Eli Clifton, the Guardian’s Chris McCreal and Bloomberg’s Golnar Motevalli. What grabbed your attention this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

On the December 11th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with prominent International Law professor, Richard Falk about his new book, Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope. He recently completed his six -year term as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Where is Palestinian national struggle today? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Your Call: What can be done to end the crisis in Gaza?

Aug 12, 2014
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On the August 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll take a long view of the current situation with Israeli historian Tom Segev and Palestinian analyst Mouin Rabbani.  What does the assault on Gaza reveal about the political landscape in Israel and the occupied territories?  What role can the U.S., Egypt, and the international community play in addressing the underlying causes of the violence?  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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On the Agust 1st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of US corporate tax laws and offshore tax havens.  And we’ll talk about reporting the ongoing Israeli assault in Gaza.  As of Thursday morning, more than 1300 Palestinians have been killed, and the conflict has also cost the lives of 56 Israeli soldiers and 3 Israeli civilians. We will be joined by McClatchy’s Kevin Hall, Michael Hudson of The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and Samer Badawi of +972 Magazine.

Judy Silber

The daily news of violence from the Gaza strip is gripping people around the world. Here in the Bay Area, hundreds gathered in downtown San Francisco over the weekend, calling for an end to an Israeli military incursion that has so far killed more than 600 people, most of them civilians.

Your Call: ‪#gazaunderattack

Jul 18, 2014


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the recent influx of children crossing the border. How are the media covering the plight of these children and the US’ response? We’ll also talk about coverage of the ongoing Israeli military assault on Gaza. We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Roque Planas, the San Antonio Express’ Kolten Parker and independent journalist, Mohammed Omer joins us from Gaza. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Jan 18, 2013

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the elections in Israel. We’ll also be joined by journalist, Trevor Aaronson, to discuss his new book, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's manufactured War on Terrorism. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Friday Media Roundtable: Conflict in Gaza

Nov 15, 2012
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On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of California’s new "cap and trade" program. We’ll also talk about the widening Israeli military attack on Gaza. We’ll be join by San Francisco Chronicle’s David Baker, environmental journalist Mark Schapiro and freelance journalist Mohammed Omer joins us from Gaza. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallrado.org.

Gay Life in Israel.  Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen speaks with attorney Frederick Hertz about the current state of queer life and same-sex legal issues in Israel, where Hertz spent the first half of this year teaching Israeli law students about U.S.

Gay Life in Israel.  Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen speaks with attorney Frederick Hertz about the current state of queer life and same-sex legal issues in Israel, where Hertz spent the first half of this year teaching Israeli law students about U.S.