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October 18, 2019
On the next Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the humanitarian crisis in the Kurdish-controlled areas in northern Syria. According to reports, more than 275,000 people have fled their homes since the Turkish offensive began on October 9.
October 17, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, Christopher Leonard will discuss his new book, Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America . Leonard says if you want to understand how unions were killed, how the income divide widened, how climate change progress stalled, and how corporate America came to have so much influence in the US, you have to understand the story Koch industries, one of the largest private companies in the world. Guest: Christopher Leonard , author of
October 15, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we speak with three winners of this year’s 20th annual Brower Youth Awards, which recognizes outstanding youth leaders who are making strides in the environmental movement.
October 11, 2019
On the next Your Call’s Friday media roundtable, we’ll discuss Turkey’s military operation in Kurdish areas in Northern Syria. So far, at least 24 people have been killed – including 16 Kurdish fighters and eight civilians – while dozens more have been injured. Tens of thousand of people are also fleeing their homes.
October 10, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll mark World Mental Health Day by discussing obstacles in navigating the mental health care system in the Bay Area.
October 9, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we'll rebroadcast our discussion about election security in 2020.
October 7, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we are talking with two experts about the progress and challenges of electric vehicles . More people are buying electric vehicles these days. EVs are much more affordable than just a few years ago, with more models on the way, and they can greatly reduce pollution and address climate change. But challenges remain for EV adoption.
October 4, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the explosive whistle blower complaints alleging Donald Trump tried to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son.
October 4, 2019
It’s been one year since the brutal murder of the Washington Post’s Jamal Khash-og-ji at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. On the next Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll speak with FRONTLINE’S Martin Smith about a two-hour PBS documentary that looks into the rule of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and his ties to the killing.
October 3, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we rebroadcast our conversation with award-winning journalist Vivian Ho about her new book, Those Who Wander: America's Lost Street Kids .
October 2, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the recent BuzzFeed News investigation about how A mazon’s decentralized, next-day delivery service has brought chaos, exploitation, and danger to communities across America.
October 1, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we'll rebroadcast our conversation with two former white supremacists and a man who says he would've been a school shooter if he had access to a gun.
September 30, 2019
On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we'll rebrodacast our conversation with journalist Mark Arax about his new book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California.
September 27, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the explosive whistle blower complaints alleging Donald Trump tried to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son.
September 26, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, Christopher Leonard will discuss his new book, Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America .
September 25, 2019
A new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that global warming is heating the oceans and crumbling the planet’s ice sheets.
September 25, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss this year’s 9th annual San Francisco Green Film Festival.
September 24, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss yesterday's United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City .
September 23, 2019
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.
September 20, 2019
On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of today's global climate strikes. The turnout so far, from the Pacific Islands to Europe, has been massive. We'll also discuss the Covering Climate Now Project. More than 300 media outlets, including KALW, have been covering the climate crisis all week. Later in the show, we'll get an update on the General Motors strike. On Monday, up to 50,000 hourly employees walked off the job after contract negotiations broke down. GM's
September 19, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we continue our weeklong series on the climate crisis by speaking with environmental justice activists.
September 18, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we continue our weeklong series on the climate crisis by looking at the impacts of the crisis on our global food supply.
September 17, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we continue our weeklong series on the climate crisis with Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution .
September 16, 2019
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.
September 13, 2019
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?
September 12, 2019
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 .
September 11, 2019
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.
September 10, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll get an update on the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.
September 10, 2019
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.
September 9, 2019
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 .
September 6, 2019
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.
September 5, 2019
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.
September 4, 2019
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.
September 3, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, award-winning journalist Vivian Ho discusses her new book, Those Who Wander: America's Lost Street Kids .
September 2, 2019
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.
August 30, 2019
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.
August 29, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with award-winning filmmaker Rodney Evans about his new film, Vision Portraits.
August 28, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the future of the US economy.
August 27, 2019
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.
August 26, 2019
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.
August 23, 2019
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.
August 22, 2019
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.
August 21, 2019
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.
August 20, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss hunger on college campuses. As college tuition continues to rise, along with housing costs, many college students can’t meet their basic needs, even at elite schools.
August 19, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the impacts of climate change on California's coast line. S ea-level rise and storms could displace more than half a million people and cost $150 billion by the end of the century.
August 16, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the recent presidential elections in Guatemala. Alejandro Giammattei, a right-wing former prison chief, won the election with nearly 60% of the vote.
August 15, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with young media makers from YR Media, the Bay Area Video Coalition, and 826 Valencia about the representation of young people in the media.
August 14, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we rebroadcast our conversation with Dr. Tia Powell about her new book, Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End. More than five million people in the US have dementia. As 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day, that number will likely rise.
August 13, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Julie Burkhart, founder and CEO of Trust Women Foundation , a pro-choice and reproductive justice organization based in Wichita, Kansas.
August 12, 2019
On this edition of Your Call's One Planet Series, we rebroadcast our discussion about Sea of Shadows, a new documentary that follows a team of scientists, journalists, and undercover agents as they put their lives on the line to save the vaquita. There are fewer than 15 left in the Sea of Cortez.
August 9, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the horrific massacre in El Paso, Texas. The LA Times’ Esmeralda Bermudez will talk about the impact of this unspeakable tragedy on the Latino community.
August 8, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we'll speak with two former white supremacists and a man who says he would've been a school shooter if he had access to a gun.
August 7, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we speak with Bay Area youth about how they are affected by gun violence in their communities.
August 6, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the recent mass shootings in Gilroy, CA, El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH which all happened within just over a week of each other. Thirty-four people were killed and dozens more were injured.
August 5, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the alarming increase in the number of sick and dead marine animals washing up on California beaches.
August 2, 2019
O n this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll speak with award winning journalist Lawrence Lanahan about his new book The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide.
August 1, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with teachers and a teacher turned reporter about the resurgence of teachers unions and strikes in states like West Virginia, Arizona, Oklahoma, and California.
July 31, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss why 30 horses have died at the Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California since last December.
July 30, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll be joined by Loretta Lynch, former president of the California Public Utilities Commission, the powerful state agency that regulates electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and transportation companies.
July 29, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation about the recycling crisis in the US. Last year, China stopped taking most foreign recyclables. Previously, 40 percent of the United States' paper, plastics, and other recyclable materials were sent to China.
July 26, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the historic protests in Puerto Rico which forced Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign. They began after the publication of shocking text messages between the governor and his inner circle.
July 25, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, Alison Fogg Carlson joins us to discuss Walking in Grace: Miracles in a City of Angels , a collection of stories to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Homeboy Industries, an organization that provides education, therapy, job training, and tattoo removal services to former gang members in Los Angeles. Homeboy Industries provides a second chance at life to those who never had a first. What can we learn from former gang members who’ve gone through radical changes?
July 24, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, Dr. Tia Powell joins us to discuss her new book, Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End. More than five million people in the US have dementia. As 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day, that number will likely rise.
July 23, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts join us to discuss their award-winning documentary For Sama, a first-person perspective of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria and a love letter from a young mother to her daughter.
July 22, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we’ll have a conversation with UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism students about what communities are doing to protect their environment.
July 19, 2019
On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of migrants who cross the Mediterranean from war-torn Libya to Europe . Since January, more than 400 migrants have died making the perilous journey.
July 18, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we welcome back Rachel Louise Snyder , author of No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us . We’ll discuss anti-violence programs for men, including one called Resolve to Stop the Violence, which began in a San Bruno jail.
July 17, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, Bay Area high school students join us to discuss issues they care about, including education, social media, politics, and more.
July 16, 2019
On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss Sea of Shadows, a new documentary that follows a team of scientists, journalists, and undercover agents as they put their lives on the line to save the vaquita. There are fewer than 15 left in the Sea of Cortez.
July 12, 2019
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss a recent report from The Guardian that found gun homicides nationwide have barely dropped, but in the Bay Area, a region scarred by inequality and gentrification, they’re down by 30 percent.
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