White House

12:00am

Thu May 21, 2015
Politics

Your Call: Ralph Nader on citizen power and the 2016 elections

On the May 21st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Ralph Nader on citizen power and the 2016 elections. Author, consumer advocate, and presidential candidate, Ralph Nader wrote 100 letters to presidents George Bush and Barack Obama that critiqued more than a decade of American policy decision and indecision.  He never received a response. The book Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015 covers the Iraq war, torture, the minimum wage, worker’s health legislation, and corporatism. It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

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4:20am

Fri April 17, 2015
News

Cannabis News Roundup: 04.17.15

The unofficial marijuana holiday takes place April 20 (4.20) at 4:20pm.

DEA head in hot water over sex parties… Marijuana still a Schedule 1 drug… Are eastern Europeans backing dispensaries?... Happy 4/20! … and more.

COPS & COURTS

Judge denies reclassification of marijuana // SFGate.com   U.S. District judge says she was inclined to remove the Schedule 1 classification (the most dangerous) but says that decision belongs to Congress.

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1:17pm

Fri August 8, 2014
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: Duplitecture

  

99% Invisible: "Duplitecture"The best knock-offs in the world are in China. There are plenty of fake designer handbags and Rolexes but China’s knock-offs go way beyond fashion. There are knock-off Apple stores that look so much like the real thing, some employees believe they are working in real Apple stores.  And then there are entire knock-off cities.

Friday at 7:35am and 4:45pm, Saturday at 8:35am.

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12:11pm

Thu July 31, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot 7.31.14 Duplitecture + Life-Changing Reads

99% Invisible: "Duplitecture"  The best knock-offs in the world are in China. There are plenty of fake designer handbags and Rolexes but China’s knock-offs go way beyond fashion. There are knock-off Apple stores that look so much like the real thing, some employees believe they are working in real Apple stores.  And then there are entire knock-off cities.

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