Thu April 24, 2014

Ukraine crisis has local impact

Nick Bilogorskiy and MaydanSF on the steps of San Francisco City Hall.

It’s been three months since violent clashes erupted in Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev. At the heart of the conflict is the Ukrainian government’s decision to abandon their EU Association Agreement. A move seen by some Ukrainian nationalists as a move to strengthen the country’s ties with former ruling power, Russia. 

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Tue November 12, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Phil Ochs Tribute this Sat. 3 pm

Kim & Reggie Harris

Folk/gospel singers Kim & Reggie Harris will stop by the KALW studios this Sat. (Nov. 16th) at 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond" with Sonny Ochs,  sister of the late topical songwriter Phil Ochs.  They're in town to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Phil Ochs Song Night."   


Mon July 15, 2013
Cops & Courts

Bay Area joins others around nation in protesting Zimmerman verdict

Oakland residents protest Zimmerman verdict
Kyung Jin Lee


Over the past few days, protesters on both sides of the Bay have joined thousands nationally in expressing outrage over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in Florida. Over the weekend, more than 500 people gathered at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza.

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Thu June 20, 2013

On Today's Your Call: Where is online activism most effective?

On today's Your Call, we’ll discuss digital activism and real-world change. Online organizing played an important role in Occupy Wall Street and the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt. What do those movements tell us about digital activism and grassroots organizing?  Should people who are critical of corporate power think twice about organizing through Facebook and Twitter? And with revelations of government surveillance online, should activists change their tactics? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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Fri February 1, 2013

Today on Your Call: Protests in Egypt and CIA Whistleblower

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