Your Call

By KALW

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KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate.

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One Planet: Climate Scientist Michael Mann Kicks Off A Week Of Special Coverage
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On this edition of Your Call's One Planet series, we kick off a special week of coverage about the climate crisis with Penn State Atmospheric Science professor Michael Mann.
Sep 16, 2019
Media Roundtable: The Future of Afghanistan & Brazil's Odebrecht Corruption Scandal
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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll go to Kabul, Afghanistan to discuss coverage of US negotiations with the Taliban, and the ongoing violence against the civilian population. With so much attention back on Afghanistan, where are the voices of Afghans almost 18 years after the United States invaded in response to 9/11?
Sep 13, 2019
Steven Greenhouse On The Past, Present & Future of American Labor
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with labor reporter Steven Greenhouse about his new book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present and Future of American Labor .
Sep 12, 2019
IWHC: Trump's Global Gag Rule Has Increased Unsafe Abortions & Unplanned Pregnancies
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the current state of reproductive rights around the globe with Françoise Girard, president of the International Women’s Health Coalition.
Sep 11, 2019
How Can The Bahamas Recover From Hurricane Dorian’s Destruction?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll get an update on the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.
Sep 10, 2019
The Legacy Film Festival Shares New Perspectives On Aging
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss San Francisco’s upcoming 9th annual Legacy Film Festival on Aging with its executive director, Sheila Malkind.
Sep 10, 2019
One Planet: The Threats To America's Public Lands
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll speak with investigative journalist Christopher Ketcham about his new book This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West .
Sep 09, 2019
Media Roundtable: Hurricanes & Climate Change; AB5 & The Future of the Gig Economy
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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Hurricane Dorian, which has left a path of destruction in its wake in the Bahamas. The Category 5 storm surge has killed at least 20 people and has severely damaged homes, hospitals, and other structures.
Sep 06, 2019
How Can We Ensure Election Security In 2020?
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On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss election security in 2020. A new report from Vice found that 35 election systems have been left exposed online.
Sep 05, 2019
Netflix's 'The Family' Exposes How A Powerful Christian Group Influences Policies Around The Globe
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss The Family, a five-part Netflix series about a conservative Christian group wielding enormous influence in Washington DC and around the globe.
Sep 04, 2019
'Those Who Wander' Examines How Vagabond Youth End Up On The Streets
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On this edition of Your Call, award-winning journalist Vivian Ho discusses her new book, Those Who Wander: America's Lost Street Kids .
Sep 03, 2019
One Planet: UC Berkeley Journalism Students Discuss Global Responses To The Climate Crisis
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation with UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism students about what communities are doing to protect their environment.
Sep 02, 2019
Media Roundtable: The Brexit Crisis & The Root Causes of the Amazon Fires
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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the G7 Summit in France and the political crisis in England following Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament to push his Brexit Plan.
Aug 30, 2019
‘Vision Portraits’ Chronicles The Journeys Of Visually Impaired Artists
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with award-winning filmmaker Rodney Evans about his new film, Vision Portraits.
Aug 29, 2019
What Is The Real State Of The US Economy?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the future of the US economy.
Aug 28, 2019
The Athletes Who Brought Down Larry Nassar & Exposed Those Who Enabled Him
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On this edition of Your Call, award winning journalist Abigail Pesta will discuss her new book The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down . In the book, we meet the brave young women who brought down Larry Nassar.
Aug 27, 2019
One Planet: The Catastrophic Consequences of the Arctic's Thawing Permafrost
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On this edition of Your Cal’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with National Geographic environment writer Craig Welch about the impact of climate change on Arctic permafrost.
Aug 26, 2019
Media Roundtable: Moscow Protests & The New Title X Gag Rule
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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing protests in Russia. Security forces have arrested more than 1,000 people at rallies against the exclusion of opposition candidates in Moscow’s local elections.
Aug 23, 2019
Americans Owe $1.6 Trillion In Student Debt - What Will It Take To Solve This Crisis?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the student loan debt crisis in the US. Americans owe over $1.65 trillion dollars in student loans.
Aug 22, 2019
The Recent MS ICE Raids & Big Ag's Exploitation of Immigrant Workers
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the recent ICE raids in Mississippi. 680 immigrant workers were arrested across seven poultry processing plants owned by five major corporations, including Koch Foods, one of the largest chicken producers in the US.
Aug 21, 2019