Your Call

By KALW

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

Episode Date
"The Light" tells the story of surviving and healing from sex trafficking
3119
On this edition of Your Call, filmmaker Mimi Chakarova discusses "Still I Rise," her series of short documentaries that tell the stories of people who have faced adversity.
Jun 26, 2019
What's being done to address inhumane conditions in detention centers?
3120
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss reports of deplorable conditions inside immigration detention facilities in the US.
Jun 25, 2019
Media Roundtable: Crackdown on undocumented immigrants & the GOP's gerrymandering strategy
3188
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss gerrymandering cases in front of the Supreme Court, including the citizenship question on the census.
Jun 21, 2019
From exclusion of Japanese Americans to the Muslim ban, lawyers speak out against exclusion
3106
On this edition of next Your Call, listen to our conversation about building solidarity across communities to protect civil rights and liberties.
Jun 20, 2019
Responding to forced exclusion and incarceration with storytelling and art
3107
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about cultural responses to exclusion.
Jun 19, 2019
"We've Got People" documents the movement behind progressive Democrats
3121
On this edition of Your Call, political reporter Ryan Grim will discuss his new book, We’ve Got People: From Jesse Jackson to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement .
Jun 18, 2019
One Planet: Mass extinction and climate change
3181
On this edition of next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the recent UN report warning that over one million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction over the next few decades.
Jun 17, 2019
Media Roundtable: Trump pardons war criminals & the crackdown on press freedom in Russia
3120
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the Trump administration’s plans to pardon military service members and a former Blackwater contractor who were accused or convicted of war crimes.
Jun 14, 2019
Shannon Watts reflects on taking on the gun lobby in "Fight Like a Mother"
3120
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the movement behind Moms Demand Action, a national organization taking on the gun lobby and advocating for gun safety.
Jun 13, 2019
What will it take to hold religious leaders accountable for clergy abuse?
3121
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss efforts to bring justice to victims of clergy sexual abuse. Prosecutors across the nation say they are returning their focus to the issue by raiding offices, setting up victims tip lines, and investigating decades-old allegations.
Jun 12, 2019
How should CA rebuild, and who should be held accountable, after the state's devastating wildfires?
3120
On the next Your Call, we’ll ask how California should rebuild, and who should be held accountable, after devastating wildfires.
Jun 11, 2019
One Planet: Preparing for California's future fires
3181
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss what California is doing to prepare for the next big fires. Last year, California experienced some of the deadliest and most destructive fires in the state’s history.
Jun 10, 2019
Media Roundtable: The deadly attacks on protesters in Sudan & tariffs on Mexico
3180
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the violent and deadly attacks on peaceful protesters in Khartoum, Sudan. According to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, security forces killed at least 108 people. There are also widespread reports of raping, looting and beatings by government paramilitary forces. What’s next for Sudan?
Jun 07, 2019
Iraqi poet Sinan Antoon discusses life in Iraq, 16 years after the US invasion
3120
On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about life in Iraq 16 years after the US invasion.
Jun 06, 2019
Canada finally acknowledges genocide against MMIW. What's next?
3122
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the damning findings of Canada’s National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Jun 05, 2019
"Our Bodies, Our Doctors" tells the stories of abortion providers on the front lines
3119
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss Our Bodies, Our Doctors , a documentary that tells the stories of abortion providers and clinic staff facing an ongoing assault on abortion access.
Jun 04, 2019
One Planet: What's being done to save the bees?
3194
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with documentarian Peter Nelson about his new film The Pollina tors. The documentary is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we all eat.
Jun 03, 2019
Media Roundtable: Coverage of the CA Democratic Party Convention in SF & inequality in the Bay Area
3185
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of this weekend's California Democratic Party Convention in San Francisco. Fourteen Democrats running for President will address delegates and hold a number of fundraising and policy events in the Bay Area. With California moving its primary to March, what role is the state playing in the 2020 race?
May 31, 2019
SF International Arts Festival addresses democracy as artists' visas are denied
3118
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with artists performing at the San Francisco International Arts Festival and hear how the Trump administration's hardline immigration policies are impacting the festival.
May 30, 2019
Creating a social contract to address the US public health crisis
3118
On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about the importance of social services to public health.
May 29, 2019