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  On the August 11th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The games are taking place against a backdrop of political and economic crisis engulfing the country.

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On the August 8th edition of Your Call, Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss his new book Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education.

Your Call: Trapped in the forever war

Aug 4, 2016

  On the August 5th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with veteran journalist Mark Danner about his new book Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
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On the August 4th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the Obama administration’s $1 trillion plan to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal.

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On the August 3rd edition of Your Call, we’re talking about what happens to veterans once they return home.

On the July 29th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Democratic Convention and big money.

Your Call: The state of U.S. democracy

Jul 28, 2016

 


On the July 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the health of American democracy.

Your Call: The Democratic Party of 2016

Jul 27, 2016

 

On the July 27th edition of Your Call, we’re opening up the lines to hear your thoughts on the Democratic Party of 2016.

Your Call: The Hillary Clinton doctrine

Jul 25, 2016

On the July 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about where Hillary Clinton stands on foreign policy. More than a decade after 9/11, the so-called war on terror has remained a pillar of U.S. foreign policy.

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Maria Su is the executive director of the San Francisco Department for Children Youth and Their Families.  They work together with the city and community organizations to improve the life of kids and parents. Hear her speak about the new Paid Parental Leave Ordinance in San Francisco, and what it means for families in the city.

Parents plan for paid family leave in San Francisco

Jul 25, 2016
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Rents and cost of living in the Bay Area are still on the rise, but San Francisco families will soon start seeing some relief: the city has a new family leave law that will come into effect in January of 2017.

 

On the July 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about corporations funding the Democratic and Republican Parties.

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On the July 22nd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Turkish government’s intensified crackdown on the media, state institutions, and education system. According to reports, nearly 68,000 people have been rounded up, arrested, or fired.

Your Call: Donald Trump reality check

Jul 21, 2016

On the June 21st edition of Your Call, investigative journalist David Cay Johnston joins us to talk about Donald Trump.

On the July 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the planned protests during the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Tens of thousands of civil rights, anti-poverty and anti-war activists are expected to rally and protest.

Your Call: Where is the Grand Old Party heading?

Jul 18, 2016

On the July 18th edition of  Your Call, we will discuss the state of the Republican Party. The rise of the Tea Party, and the ascendancy of Donald Trump has led to what many describe as the end of the Republican Party.

Your Call: Media coverage of race and racism

Jul 14, 2016
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On the July 15th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the widespread protests against the killing of black men by police.

On the June 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the Democratic Party platform, which adopts many of Senator Bernie Sanders’ policies

Your Call: Whistle blowing in the age of Snowden

Jul 11, 2016

On the July 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with the Nation’s Mark Hertsgaard about his new book Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in the Age of Snowden

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  On the July 8th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the recent massive suicide bombing in Iraq that left more than 250 people dead. Mother Jones’ reporter Shane Bauer will join us to discuss his in-depth investigation into the private prison industry. For four months, he worked as a prison guard at Corrections Corporation of America's Winn Correctional Center in Louisiana. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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On the July 5th edition of Your Call, David Talbot joins us to discuss his new book,"The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government." 

Your Call: Voting Rights matter

Jul 4, 2016

On the July 4th edition of Your Call, Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice, joins us to discuss his new book, “The Fight to Vote.” 

Your Call: How to end homelessness

Jun 28, 2016

  On the June 29th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week long series on San Francisco’s homeless crisis by talking about how we got here and real solutions.

Your Call: Media coverage of police misconduct

Jun 23, 2016

On the June 24th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the investigation into the Oakland Police Department’s sex scandal, which has also expanded to the San Francisco Police Department.

On the June 22nd edition of Your Call, Salon’s Editor in Chief David Daley discusses his new book, Rat F**ked, The True Story Behind The Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy.

 On the June 20th edition of Your Call, Loretta Ross joins us to discuss the book, Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Rights.

Your Call: Media coverage of the Orlando tragedy

Jun 17, 2016

On the June 18th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Orlando shootings.

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.”

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When events like last weekend's mass shooting made the headlines, it can be hard to make sense of such a tragedy. And often times, we'll look outside of ourselves to get the perspective we need.

Your Call: The Pulse LGBT nightclub massacre

Jun 13, 2016
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On the June 13th edition of Your Call, guest host Renee Kemp will open the lines to talk about about the mass shooting in Orlando and its aftermath. 

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