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Tue August 28, 2012
Politics

Bay Area's Tea Party speaks up

Participants in a Tea Party Tax Day protest in San Francisco's Union Square in 2010.

Though the Bay Area leans fairly left, you don’t have to look under barrels of tea to find local Tea Party supporters. KALW’s Artjoms Konohovs met a few in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza and asked how it feels to be a Tea Party supporter in the Bay Area. Here is what they said:

“There is no equality here. It's obvious. It is all one-sided – like the whole state is – it's just worse here in San Francisco. I live in Hayward and at least it's a little more tolerant for both sides.” – Pete Tall, Hayward

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8:49pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Politics

The President cashes in at Bay Area ATM

President Barack Obama poses for a picture during a stop at Great Eastern restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

There were two sides to the story of President Obama’s appearance at a San Francisco fundraiser Thursday night. One happened inside the Masonic Center on Nob Hill. The other took place immediately outside.

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Wed January 25, 2012
Rise of right-wing populism

Today on Your Call: What explains the rebirth of right-wing populism?

On the next Your Call, following the State of the Union address, we’ll have a conversation with Thomas Frank, author of “Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right. Why has the worst economy since the 1930s brought about the revival of conservatism and pushed the Democrats to the right?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  How should progressives respond to right-wing populism?  It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.

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