White House

12:00am

Thu May 21, 2015
Politics

Your Call: Ralph Nader on citizen power and what it takes to spark action

  

On the May 21st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with citizen advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader about his latest book Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015. Over the past decade, Nader wrote 100 letters to presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama about everything from tax cuts to US foreign policy.  He never received a response. In the 60s and 70s, letters to Presidents received media attention and sparked change. What sparks change today? 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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