Politics

12:00pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Gun control

East Bay Express: Teachers financing guns

Courtesy of EastBayExpress.com

The state teachers' retirement system is attempting to divest itself from a company that finances the manufacture of assault weapons like the one used at Sandy Hook Elementary School. But even if it does, it still won't be out of the gun business.

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10:52pm

Sun January 27, 2013

5:21pm

Wed January 16, 2013
Politics

A 21st century approach to drug control

A note to readers and listeners: An earlier version of this transcript incorrectly identified the quotation above from Professor Rob MacCoun as being stated by Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Institute's Drug Policy Research Center. The text has been edited to correct this error, but the audio has not been updated.

2013 marks one hundred years since California outlawed marijuana – and with the state supreme court poised to decide the fate of medical marijuana next month, the relationship between California and the drug could change yet again.

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10:52pm

Sun January 13, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: What Can We Do To Keep Our Streets Safe From Gender-Based Violence?

On today's Your Call, we’ll open to lines to air our concerns about sexual assault and violence. Every two minutes, someone is sexually assaulted in the US and more than half of assaults are not reported. A number of recent violent attacks in San Francisco are receiving widespread attention. What steps should be taken to end the violence? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Do you have a story to share? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

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12:44pm

Fri January 11, 2013
Politics

Will Durst: 'Shoulda, coulda, woulda' resolutions

Thank God we made it to the new year. And now we're deep enough into it that many of us have occasionally remembered to write 2013 on our checks. As a public service, we have decided to help out with a couple of resolutions that should have been made of for this, the fourth year of the second decade of the 21st century, but probably weren't...

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