Politics

11:29am

Fri January 16, 2015
Politics

Remembering Vincent Harding ~ Monday at 7pm

Civil rights veteran Vincent Harding is remembered by “On Being” host Krista Tippett. Harding, who passed away last May at the age of 82, had a long lens of wisdom on how social change happens. He believed America is still a developing nation when it comes to creating a multi-religious, multi-racial democracy, and spent recent decades bringing young people into creative contact with elders and civil rights veterans.  Monday, 1/19 at 7pm.

5:32pm

Tue January 13, 2015
Politics

WEB EXTRA: Bob Gammon on journalist safety

East Bay Express

East Bay Express Editor Robert Gammon stopped by KALW's studios last week, and shared his thoughts about bias in the media, and controversy in Oakland's City Council.  

In this web exclusive segment, Gammon shares his thoughts about the threats journalists face in the Bay Area and elsewhere in the world. 

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5:30pm

Tue January 13, 2015
Politics

WEB EXTRA: Bob Gammon on Oakland politics

East Bay Express' cover story about Lynette Gibson McElhaney

East Bay Express Editor Robert Gammon recently wrote an article about the question of bias in media. The Express doesn’t shy away from controversy, recently publishing an investigation of ethical and legal violations by new Oakland City Council board president Lynnette Gibson McElhaney. 

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11:52pm

Sun January 11, 2015
Politics

Your Call: Who are the national security elites in the US?

On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Harper’s Scott Horton about his new book, The Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy. He notes that national security issues have increasingly faded from the political agenda, due in part to the growth of government secrecy. How has government secrecy impacted democratic insinuations and citizen participation in domestic and foreign policy debates? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

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11:47am

Fri January 9, 2015
Politics

Your Call Weekly Kudos: January 9, 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:

Guests:

Andrew Ross, San Francisco Chronicle business columnist

Guillaume Pitron, Paris based investigative journalist, an a regular contributor to Le Monde Diplomatique

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