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KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate. And every Friday, the Media Roundtable.  Join the conversation at 1-866-798-TALK, or e-mail yourcall@kalw.orgor tweet us @yourcallradio.  Subscribe to the Your Call podcast on iTunes.

 


 

On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of climate change. According to Media Matters, last year, national broadcast networks spent a combined total of just 142 minutes on climate change.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll explore how the lack of racial and gender diversity among university faculty impacts the learning experience of students.

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On this edition of Your Call, listen to a conversation we recorded live at Mission High School as part of our series HEAR: Histories of Exclusion and Resistance.

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with oral historian Susan Devan Harness about her book Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption.


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll celebrate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day by discussing the future of penguins in the Antarctic.

  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with the Arizona Republic’s award-winning reporter Rob O’Dell about a two-year investigation that reveals how state lawmakers introduce thousands of bills dreamed up and written by corporations, industry groups, and think tanks.

 


On this edition of Your Call, we’ll hear from filmmakers telling refugee stories.

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the best ways to manage stress.

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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.

 

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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.

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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Join us on Friday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at Mills College’s Lisser Hall for a discussion on redress, reparations and restorative justice. Host Rose Aguilar will be in conversation with redress activist Susan Hayase, restorative justice leader Fania Davis, and change-maker Patricia St. Onge.  The event is free. Reserve your tickets on Eventbrite

One Planet: Pesticides in fruits and vegetables

Apr 8, 2019

  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.

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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

 


On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with Manu Karuka about his new book Empire’s Tracks.

 


 

On the next Your Call, we’ll hear from young refugees who fled Central American countries in search of safety in the United States.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about sexual abuse in immigrant detention facilities.

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Join us on Friday, April 12, at 5:30 p.m. at Mission High School’s Little Theater for a discussion about the shameful history of incarcerating Japanese American children in the United States and echoes of the past today. The event is free. Reserve your tickets on Eventbrite.

  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.

  

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 12th, the UK has to come up with a new plan — or leave the EU without a deal.

What's at stake with the 2020 Census?

Mar 28, 2019
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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.

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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.

 


 

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.

  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?”

  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.

The global reach of white, right-wing terrorism

Mar 21, 2019
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss last Friday's massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and white supremacy around the globe. The alleged shooter, an avowed white nationalist from Australia, killed at least 50 children and adults.

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