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Your Call Weekly Kudos: January 27th, 2017

Jan 27, 2017

Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week.

This week's guests:

Jack Cushman, editor and reporter for Inside Climate News, and author of Keystone and Beyond: Tar Sands and the National Interest in the Era of Climate Change

Ioan Grillo, journalist, and author of Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields and the New Politics of Latin America

Youth Radio podcast: "An on-line challenge turns deadly"  An online drinking challenge made popular in the UK and Australia has already been responsible for five deaths of men under 30 years old. Youth Radio’s Rafael Johns and his friends have been monitoring this trend on YouTube wondering if it will hit in the US.