Your Call

By KALW

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

Episode Date
What are the best ways to relax during stressful times?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the best ways to manage stress.
Apr 17, 2019
Patients rally outside Kaiser headquarters to demand better mental health care
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On this special edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss a rally patients and practitioners are planning in front of the Kaiser Permanente headquarters in Oakland, California today to demand better mental health care.
Apr 17, 2019
A new dance performance explores how mass incarceration impacts families
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll hear from women whose loved ones have been incarcerated. One in four women and nearly one in two Black women has a family member in prison. Seven million children have had an incarcerated parent. The US has a quarter of the world's prisoners, but only five percent of the world's population.
Apr 16, 2019
One Planet: How are endocrine-disrupting chemicals impacting public health?
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with Dr. Leonardo Trasande about his new book Sicker, Fatter, Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future … and What We Can Do About It .
Apr 15, 2019
Media Roundtable: The ouster of Omar al-Bashir; the links between climate change & deadly floods
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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the rapidly unfolding situation in Sudan. After months of protests, Sudan’s military stepped in and removed President Omar al-Bashir. Activists call the military takeover a coup that aims to reproduce the same faces that protesters revolted against. What’s next for Sudan?
Apr 12, 2019
Who pays what taxes, and where does the money go?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll ask who bears what share of the tax burden and where their money goes.
Apr 11, 2019
What will it take to improve access to mental health services?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about why it's so difficult to access mental health services. What it will take to improve access? According to Mental Health America , more than 56 percent of adults experiencing a mental health illness are going untreated.
Apr 10, 2019
"American Hate" documents survivors' stories in their own words
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll hear stories of individuals affected by hate. Community activist and civil rights lawyer Arjun Singh Sethi chronicled survivors’ stories in his book American Hate: Survivors Speak Out .
Apr 09, 2019
One Planet: Pesticides in fruits and vegetables
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen,” a list of the fruits and vegetables with the highest amount of pesticides.
Apr 08, 2019
Media Roundtable: The Global Gag Rule, the future of Roe & a suit against SF's biggest landlord
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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss anti-abortion legislation across the country, the Trump administration’s attack on the Title X family planning program, and the impact of the Global Gag Rule on women’s health around the world
Apr 05, 2019
"Empire's Tracks" reframes the history of the Transcontinental Railroad
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with Manu Karuka about his new book Empire’s Tracks .
Apr 04, 2019
In "Solito, Solita," young refugees from Central America tell their own stories
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On the next Your Call, we’ll hear from young refugees who fled Central American countries in search of safety in the United States.
Apr 03, 2019
What will it take to protect immigrants from sexual assault in detention?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about sexual abuse in immigrant detention facilities.
Apr 02, 2019
One Planet: Public lands -- what's at stake under the Trump administration?
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the future of our public lands. Over the past few years, millions of acres have been auctioned off for oil and gas exploration.
Apr 01, 2019
Media Roundtable: The Brexit deadlock & Trump's judicial appointments
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On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss the political crisis in the United Kingdom as the county approaches another Brexit deadline. On April 12 th , the UK has to come up with a new plan — or leave the EU without a deal.
Mar 29, 2019
What's at stake with the 2020 Census?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the decennial census. On April 1st 2020, the US government will engage in its largest peacetime mobilization for the count.
Mar 28, 2019
"Journey for Justice" honors Filipino farmworker & organizer Larry Itliong
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On this edition of Your Call, Gayle Romasanta joins us to discuss Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong , an illustrated nonfiction children’s book about the Filipino-American cofounder of the United Farm Workers.
Mar 27, 2019
How is AIPAC shaping American politics?
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the function and impact of AIPAC. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s conference began this weekend in Washington DC.
Mar 26, 2019
One Planet: Climate change and the Colorado River
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, veteran environmental journalist Jim Robbins joins us to talk about his in-depth series headlined, “The West’s Great River Hits Its Limits: Will the Colorado Run Dry?”
Mar 25, 2019
Media Roundtable: Media coverage of New Zealand terror attacks
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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The gunmen killed at least 50 people during Friday prayers.
Mar 22, 2019