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Your Call: How are economic policies and tax cuts being covered and determining elections?


On the Oct 31st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of tax cuts and the governor’s race in Kansas, the presidential elections in Brazil, and the effects of austerity in the UK.  We’ll be joined by the independent journalist Mary O’Hara, Topeka Capital-Journal’s Tim Carpenter and freelance journalist Mauricio Savarese joins us from São Paulo Brazil. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.  


Mauricio Savarese, freelance journalist based in San Paulo. He has contributed to a number of news organizations including Al Jazeera, NPR and New York Times

Mary O'Hara, social affairs writer and a former staff journalist with the Guardian. She is the author of Austerity Bites: A journey to the sharp end of cuts in the UK

Tim Carpenter, statehouse Bureau Chief of Topeka Capital-Journal

Web Resources:

Mauricio Savarese: Rousseff reelected means the beginning of the 3rd round of Brazil elections

Mary O'Hara: Austerity Bites

Kepler’s bookstore: Mary O'Hara in conversation with Michael Stoll

Topeka Capital Journal: Brownback follows spiking poverty with new Road Map

Topeka Capital Journal: SurveyUSA: Orman, Davis maintain leads in new poll